tourism promotion http://wrvo.org en New survey hopes to boost Oswego County tourism industry http://wrvo.org/post/new-survey-hopes-boost-oswego-county-tourism-industry <p></p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 11:15:25 +0000 Gino Geruntino 52496 at http://wrvo.org New survey hopes to boost Oswego County tourism industry Cuomo cheerleads Adirondack, Lake Placid tourism http://wrvo.org/post/cuomo-cheerleads-adirondack-lake-placid-tourism <p></p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 11:36:59 +0000 Brian Mann 52435 at http://wrvo.org Cuomo cheerleads Adirondack, Lake Placid tourism NY's wine industry looking for a few good sommeliers http://wrvo.org/post/nys-wine-industry-looking-few-good-sommeliers <p>Despite Gov. Andrew Cuomo's recent zest for upstate beer and wine, some industry leaders think his plan has a missing link. Thy say the lack of wine experts known as Master Sommeliers in the upstate region could be a road-block to the sector reaching its full potential and bringing with it growth in tourism. Thu, 31 Jan 2013 21:22:27 +0000 Kate O'Connell 32685 at http://wrvo.org NY's wine industry looking for a few good sommeliers Upstate tourism industry welcomes promotional funding in proposed state budget http://wrvo.org/post/upstate-tourism-industry-welcomes-promotional-funding-proposed-state-budget <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Tourism professionals in upstate New York are applauding Gov. Andrews Cuomo’s commitment to the region. In order to augment upstate economic growth, the governor has set aside <a href="http://www.scribd.com/doc/121650101/2013-New-York-State-Budget-Proposal-From-Governor-Andrew-Cuomo">$7 million in the budget</a> for promotion and marketing initiatives. Mon, 28 Jan 2013 21:18:20 +0000 Kate O'Connell 32336 at http://wrvo.org Upstate tourism industry welcomes promotional funding in proposed state budget New York to bring back iconic tourism ad campaign http://wrvo.org/post/new-york-bring-back-iconic-tourism-ad-campaign <p>Governor Andrew Cuomo is attempting to revive New York&rsquo;s iconic &quot;I Love New York&quot; tourism promotion campaign with some new ads.</p><p>The governor says the state not been aggressive enough in its promotions in recent years.</p><p>The &quot;I Love New York&quot; campaign, with its distinctive logo featuring a red heart, was a major advertising and promotional innovation in the 1970s, when it was created.&nbsp; In fact, says Governor Cuomo and his top economic development aids, it was too successful, and countless other groups and causes have adapted the now iconic image.</p><p> Thu, 31 May 2012 13:29:43 +0000 Karen DeWitt 20159 at http://wrvo.org