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Haunted History Trail of New York State

Apr 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Lifestyle

The Haunted History Trail, a year-round opportunity, provides the opportunity to see what New York State has to offer those interested in paranormal activity. Twenty counties have come together to form a spooky trail spanning the entire state and several hundred years of hauntings. The trail offers ghost hunting locations that cater to all from […]



Dutchess, Orange and Ulster County Tourism endorse plan for the new Nevele

Mar 3rd, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Noting that the redevelopment of the Nevele  will have a far-reaching, transformative economic impact, the tourism boards of Dutchess, Orange and Ulster counties have endorsed the proposal for a family-friendly resort, casino and spa at the site of the original Nevele Grande in Ellenville. “The impact of Nevele – particularly on the tourism industry – […]



Tourism Growth Continues in Sullivan County

Jul 9th, 2013 | By | Category: In Your Town

The Sullivan County Visitors Association is pleased to announce that spending by visitors to Sullivan County grew another 4.3 percent in 2012 to $364.3 million. In fact, Sullivan County travelers increased their spending across all sectors (lodging, food service, transportation, retail & service stations, and recreation) in 2012, with the largest increase – 16.55 percent […]



Local Law Enforcement Gear Up For Upcoming Summer Months

Jun 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles

In preparation for the summer season, Commissioner Jerome M. Hauer of the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services met with the sheriffs, New York State Police commanders, New York City Department of Environmental Protection, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, local police chiefs and first responders of Delaware, Dutchess, Sullivan, […]



Step into the Hudson Valley’s Past and Present in a Whole New Way

May 8th, 2012 | By | Category: In Your Town

The Hudson Valley time machine is waiting for you to enter. Meet George Washington, relive the Titanic disaster at one of the Great Estates, and dine in New York’s oldest tavern. History repeats itself countless times a day through our costumed interpreters, fascinating re-enactments, and festive events. It’s Heritage Weekend throughout New York State on […]



Mary Kay Vrba Promoted to Executive Director of Dutchess County Tourism

Apr 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Tom McQuade, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Dutchess County Economic Development Corporation (DCEDC), today announced the election of Mary Kay Vrba as an Ex-offico member of the Dutchess County Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors, and also announced her promotion to Executive Director of Dutchess County Tourism (DCT), effective immediately. She has […]



Ulster County Tourism Lunch and Learn Workshops Offered

Mar 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: In Your Town

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein is proud to announce that Ulster County Tourism, in conjunction with Ulster County Development Corporation and with funding from Ulster Savings Bank is presenting a series of workshops on marketing for tourism and hospitality businesses.  The workshop series, entitled Lunch and Learn: Marketing Tips for Tourism Businesses, will run consecutive […]



Ulster County Exec Mike Hein and Grammy Winner Levon Helm Unveil Tourism Videos

Mar 16th, 2012 | By | Category: In Your Town

ULSTER COUNTY EXECUTIVE MIKE HEIN, GRAMMY WINNER LEVON HELM UNVEIL TOURISM VIDEOS Video promotes pace of life, recreation in Ulster County Ulster County Executive Mike Hein announced the release of the county’s third tourism video, which will be used to promote Ulster County’s pace of life and wonderful amenities. The video shows off, through the […]



New Mobile App for Hudson Valley Travel

Feb 5th, 2012 | By | Category: General Interest

Regional I Love New York group rolls out new technology Hudson Valley Tourism, Inc. has developed a mobile phone app for visitors and residents to connect them with the information they need on destinations, hotels, restaurants, events, and more. The app is easily accessible for all Internet ready smartphones such as iPhones and iPod Touch, […]



Executive Hein and Kingston Mayor Gallo Plan to Consolidate Ulster County Tourism Efforts

Jan 13th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles

ULSTER COUNTY EXECUTIVE MIKE HEIN AND CITY OF KINGSTON MAYOR SHAYNE GALLO ANNOUNCE PLANS TO CONSOLIDATE TOURISM EFFORTS Shared services plan will save taxpayers money and create enhanced tourism promotion. Ulster County Executive Mike Hein, Kingston Mayor Shayne Gallo, tourism and economic development professionals, as well as Kingston business owners gathered at the Heritage Area […]