tourism promotion http://wrvo.org en President's visit to Cooperstown is meant to help bolster tourism industry http://wrvo.org/post/presidents-visit-cooperstown-meant-help-bolster-tourism-industry <p></p><p>President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown Thursday to promote tourism. Obama said in his weekly address Saturday that tourism is an export, and that when foreign visitors come to the United States it grows the economy.</p> Wed, 21 May 2014 10:06:18 +0000 Gino Geruntino 56069 at http://wrvo.org President's visit to Cooperstown is meant to help bolster tourism industry 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