May 31, 2023

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Hyatt Regency Rochester

Book Your Room and take advantage of the discounted early-bird room rate! Situated along the Genesee River, the newly renovated Hyatt Regency Rochester is conveniently located in the Finger Lakes Area of Upstate New York. Enjoy breathtaking views, savory restaurants, and exciting entertainment and shopping on-site and close by.

The 2023 NYSTIA Annual Meeting and New York State Tourism Excellence Awards will be hosted at the Hyatt Regency Rochester in Rochester, NY on September 13-15. Register now!

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In This Newsletter:

2023 NYSTIA Annual Meeting & Tourism Excellence Awards

  • Book Your Room!

NYSTIA Wednesday Workshops

  • Submit a Workshop Proposal

Member News:

  • NYSTIA Partner Feature: Brandy Weiss & Ann Marie Moayedi at Amadeus
  • NY Dept. of State Announces Grant Funding: Community Revitalization & Environmental, Stewardship
  • Field Guide Available: New York State 250th
  • Splash Indoor Water Park Announces Grand Opening

Webinars & Events:

  • State of the American Traveler Survey Findings


  • AARP: Content Marketing, Lead Generation
  • Spearfish: Digital Repeat Visitor Program

Share Your Expertise: Submit a NYSTIA Workshop Proposal!

Share successes and ideas with your peers by submitting a workshop proposal for the upcoming Wednesday Workshops series starting on September 20, 2023. All members are welcome to submit by Friday, June 23!

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Member News

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NYSTIA Partner Feature: Brandy Weiss & Ann Marie Moayedi at Amadeus

Brandy Weiss, Sr. Manager of North America for Destinations, and Ann Marie Moayedi, Regional Director of Sales and Account Management join the NYSTIA community at Amadeus. Amadeus helps to fuel marketing campaigns today, by leveraging Amadeus’ proprietary data and insights to reach advertising goals with more precision and a stronger ROI.

Meet Brandy & Ann Marie

Grant Funding Available to Further NY's Community Revitalization, Environmental, Stewardship & Government Efficiency Efforts

The New York Department of State announced over $26 million in available funding through five programs. Applications for this funding are being solicited through the State’s Consolidated Funding Application, the single application for State resources which is designed to give project applicants expedited and streamlined access to a combined pool of grant funds and tax credits from dozens of existing programs.

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Field Guide Available: New York State 250th Commemoration

The Association of Public Historians of New York State (APHNYS) has partnered with the Office of State History at the New York State Museum to produce the New York State 250th Commemoration Field Guide which provides suggested commemorative themes, ideas, and information to help planners at the local and regional level in all parts of the state.

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NYSTIA Member Clarion Inn & Suites Riverfront Announces Grand Opening of Splash Indoor Water Park!

For those who got to tour Splash Indoor Water Park, New York's Newest Water Park at the 2023 NYS Tourism Conference, you'll be excited to know that the grand opening has been announced to occur on Friday, June 23rd!

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Upcoming Events

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The State of the American Traveler Survey Findings - June 2023

June 4

Webinar | Destination Analysts | Learn more

Featured Co-Ops

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AARP: Content Marketing, Lead Generation

There is still time to sign up for the 2023 October AARP New England Region travel issue (CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, VT) to reach the fall and winter travel market! Benefit features include:

  • Targeting age 50-59 "active & adventurous" audience
  • Receive matching space for advertorial content
  • Receive reader service lead generation, which is expected to deliver thousands of valuable customer contacts!

Learn more & Sign Up! - Materials are due June 30!

Spearfish: Digital Repeat Visitor Program

Whether it be in-state, interstate, Canada, or overseas, Spearfish has already reached your target market for you! Spearfish reaches tourism consumers from throughout the US and 12 foreign countries.

Your campaign will focus on your most important source markets to your region with an affordable prior visitation/repeat visitation strategy.


Learn more & Sign Up!

Job Postings

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No new jobs have been posted this week, but there are still many waiting to be filled on the NYSTIA Careers Board!


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