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INDIAN LAKE | Jim McKenna, president of the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST) will review the results of a recent travel study at a meeting on Nov. 15. more

Nov 13, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | World Union of Olympic Cities welcomed to smallest of all more

Oct 12, 2017 9:30 AM Sports

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County’s tourism marketing agency says visitors spent $63 each last year for every dollar spent on getting them here. more

Sep 29, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | Visitation to the Fort Ticonderoga is a major boost to the region’s economy, a new study shows. more

Sep 6, 2017 11:00 AM The Sun

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NORTH HUDSON — The results are in for an travel study of the communities most closely linked to Boreas Ponds. more

Jul 4, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

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LAKE PLACID — Preliminary stages in the works for the potential of three major events coming to Tri-Lakes more

Jun 13, 2017 11:40 AM Sports

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TICONDEROGA – The anglers that come to southern Essex County for fishing tournaments pump $1.5 million into the local economy, a new study shows. more

May 11, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — Imagine being able fly directly to Europe from Plattsburgh. more

Apr 25, 2017 2:00 PM The Sun

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Week-long event designed to encourage foodie exploration will see 37 restaurants offering fare at fixed price points more

Apr 19, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

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NEWCOMB — The Nature Conservancy pledged to provide $500,000 in grant funding for small businesses last May when they inked the deal to sell Boreas Ponds Tract to the state. more

Apr 11, 2017 8:36 AM The Sun

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As pieces rapidly fall into place, state brass say Gateway to the Adirondacks project is critical in continuing to drive visitation to the Adirondack Park more

Apr 11, 2017 7:00 AM The Sun

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LAKE PLACID — The 2016 edition of IRONMAN Lake Placid received high marks as a race host town, based on a survey of IRONMAN competitors from around the world. more

Mar 29, 2017 6:00 AM Sports

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SCHROON LAKE — Officials here have begun a waterfront revitalization plan they hope will improve access to Schroon and Paradox lakes as well as increase use of the smaller ponds located on state land around the region. more

Feb 24, 2017 7:00 AM The Sun

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LAKE PLACID — While the Empire State Winter Games isn’t set to lift off until Feb. 2, tourism officials already have a rosy outlook on the economic impact of the annual athletic event. more

Dec 14, 2016 7:45 AM The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN — ROOST to create strategy for marketing Five Town region in central Adirondacks more

Nov 22, 2016 9:00 AM The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN — The agency tasked with promoting the region’s tourism assets is successfully navigating the one-two punch of shaky weather paired with ultra-stiff competition for travel dollars, according to a new report from ROOST. more

Nov 16, 2016 12:00 PM The Sun

LAKE PLACID — State conservation personnel are taking steps to relieve hiking pressure on the state’s highest peaks, Marcy and Algonquin, and their sister summits in the High Peaks. more

Oct 7, 2016 12:00 PM The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN — County officials have inked a deal with a popular online vacation rental marketplace to collect occupancy tax. more

Sep 28, 2016 9:00 AM The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Tourism officials know visitors like to fish. And they know Lake Champlain is a hotspot. But beyond that, data is vague. more

Jun 22, 2016 12:00 PM The Sun

TUPPER LAKE — The Village and Town of Tupper Lake invite residents to participate in a virtual focus group as part of the ongoing comprehensive branding study process for the community. more

Apr 26, 2016 11:45 AM The Sun

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