The new travel guide’s here! HAUPPAUGE, NY- (March 16, 2009)- The new 2009 Long Island Travel Guide has arrived and is available FREE by contacting the Long Island Convention and Visitors Bureau & Sports Commission (LICVB&SC) at 1-877-386-6654 or visiting Full of information on what to see and do on Long Island, the Long Island Travel Guide makes it easy to explore Long Island's parks, museums, beaches, amusements, historical sites, gardens, shopping and special events. Also available FREE is the Long Island Calendar of Events- Spring 2009, highlighting many of the wonderful fairs, festivals, unique events and performances coming this spring on Long Island. The Long Island Travel Guide or Calendar of Events can be requested by calling the LICVB&SC information number and is also available as a "Click to order" option on the LICVB&SC's website,  The Long Island Travel Guide is available to visitors, residents, tour planners, meeting planners and anyone who wants to discover all Long Island has to offer. The Long Island Convention & Visitors Bureau and Sports Commission (LICVB&SC) was established in 1979 as the official tourism promotion agency for the destination's travel and tourism industry. Based on Long Island in Hauppauge, NY, the LICVB&SC contributes to the economic development and quality of life on Long Island by promoting the region as a world-class destination for tourism, meetings and conventions, trade shows, sporting events, and related activities. For more information about Long Island, please contact the Long Island Convention & Visitors Bureau and Sports Commission by calling 1-877-386-6654 or visit


Contact:          Kristen Matejka,  Director of Marketing and Communications, LICVB&SC, (631) 951-3900 xt.317 Press contact email: 330 Motor Parkway, Suite 203, Hauppauge, NY 11788  (631) 951-3900  Fax: (631) 951-3439