Clayton, N.Y. - The Antique Boat Museum, North America’s premier freshwater nautical museum based in Clayton, NY, announced today the details of Opening Weekend 2013 and its corresponding countdown campaign.
Beginning on Friday, March 22, the Antique Boat Museum will kick-off a 49 day countdown campaign to the 49th annual opening of the Museum on Friday, May 10. The campaign, “Out of Hibernation,” will unlock, or wake up, some of the unique artifacts and displays at the Museum through various social media initiatives. Read more »
Gloversville, N.Y. - The Fulton County Regional Chamber of Commerce & Industry is seeking information for the Tourism Department to blog about on the tourism website, www.44lakes.com/blog.
In 2011 the tourism website, http://www.44lakes.com/, was updated with user-friendly features including an event calendar, interactive map, and photo gallery. Another feature of the website is the tourism blog which can be easily shared on Facebook. Read more »
Engaging and Fun Social Media Campaign Attracting More than 70,000 Fans Per Week
Albany, N.Y. - There are now a million more reasons to love New York! I LOVE NEW YORK, already the top-ranked Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) in North America on Twitter, has reached a social media milestone of one million “LIKES” on Facebook, making it now the first and only state in the nation with more than a million Facebook fans! And the world famous tourism marketing program isn’t stopping here - I LOVE NEW YORK’s Facebook page is currently adding an average of 70,000 fans per week. Read more »
The Shorty Awards honor the best people and organizations on Twitter and social media. Nominations may be made through Twitter and this website, culminating in an awards ceremony that recognizes the winners in dozens of official categories, as well as thousands of crowd-sourced categories. For the first time, the Shorty Awards will also honor the industry’s best agencies and social media professionals.
Show your LOVE for New York by casting a vote for I LOVE NEW YORK in the Shorty Award travel category. If you have a Twitter account (required to vote) please visit http://shortyawards.com/I_LOVE_NY and be sure to include the reason for your vote!
I LOVE NEW YORK Tops 100,000 Mark on Facebook
Team I LOVE NY is bringing fans together by creating an online travel and tourism community
Albany, N.Y. - I LOVE NEW YORK, the top-ranked number one Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) in North America on Twitter, is setting its sights on becoming the nation’s number one DMO in its social media endeavors - and at virtually no cost to New York State.
“In these difficult economic times, I LOVE NEW YORK is concentrating on innovative ways to spotlight New York State’s wide variety of tourism assets and social media is playing a key part of these efforts,” said Peter Davidson, Executive Director of Empire State Development, which administers the I LOVE NEW YORK campaign.”Social media is increasingly becoming a critical and cost effective marketing tool in tourism promotion.”
In mid-October I LOVE NEW YORK introduced its new social media initiative on Facebook, Team I LOVE NY. Just ten weeks into the program, I LOVE NEW YORK’s Facebook page now has more than 100,000 total fans - nearly double the number prior to the initiative’s launch. In less than a year since its launch, I LOVE NEW YORK’s facebook has climbed to #4 in followers behind states that have long been in social media and have spent tens of millions of dollars promoting tourism. I LOVE NEW YORK’s Facebook is racing to the top, recently gaining over 5,000 followers a week. Read more »
The members of Team I LOVE NY were asked: “What is your favorite New York State outdoor winter activity?” and here are the answers that a few members posted on the I LOVE NY fan page on Facebook.
“Climbing the ADK’s before first snow! Always with the camera in tow”- Katrina Lewis, Dallas, TX
“Ice skating in Central Park…”- Gregory Theofanidis, Thessaloniki, Greece Read more »
I LOVE NEW YORK now boasts more than 50,000 Facebook Fans
New York, N.Y. - I LOVE NEW YORK, New York State’s travel and tourism program, recently introduced a social media initiative, Team I LOVE NY, and is inviting Facebook fans, and anyone that loves New York, to join in.
Team I LOVE NY is a new online travel and tourism community that makes active Facebook fans a part of the I LOVE NEW YORK team. By incorporating user-generated content supplied by team members, I LOVE NEW YORK is able to provide New York State travel information to potential visitors tailored to their needs. Read more »