Category: Tourism

American Airlines introduces direct flight from Rochester to Miami

American Airlines introduces direct flight from Rochester to Miami

American Airlines is adding a nonstop flight service between the Frederick Douglass Greater Rochester International Airport and Miami International Airport. Monroe County officials made the announcement on Monday, noting that nonstop flights from Rochester to Miami will be available from June 5 ... MORE
News, Tourism
CDC says fully-vaccinated people can safely travel again

CDC says fully-vaccinated people can safely travel again

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday that fully-vaccinated people could safely travel again. The message comes after days of mixed messaging about what could- or could not be done safely, as well as ongoing reports of increased COVID-19 ... MORE
Coronavirus, News, Tourism
New York ends mandatory quarantine for travelers, health experts advise getting tested

New York ends mandatory quarantine for travelers, health experts advise getting tested

New York has ended the mandatory quarantine that was required by travelers outside the state. Travelers will also not need to provide a negative COVID test before arriving. Those traveling into New York are still asked to complete a Traveler Health Form ... MORE
New York easing travel restrictions beginning April 1

New York easing travel restrictions beginning April 1

Travelers coming to New York from other states in the U.S. won’t have to quarantine beginning April 1. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that the two week quarantine for domestic travelers will be recommended, but no longer required. Travelers will still need to ... MORE
Travel restrictions eased in New York: 14-day quarantine can be skipped with COVID vaccine

Travel restrictions eased in New York: 14-day quarantine can be skipped with COVID vaccine

When it comes to traveling restrictions are easing. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that domestic travelers who are coming to New York don’t have to quarantine if they’ve had the COVID-19 vaccine. In the past anyone who came from another state would have ... MORE
Are casinos in Canada beneficial for the country

Are casinos in Canada beneficial for the country

No one can deny how much the gambling industry has contributed to the economy of Canada. Only in 2017, the Canadian gambling industry has seen revenue of 17 billion dollars. The president of the Canadian Gaming Association recently declared that casino games ... MORE
Tourism
Seneca Falls Country Club (Billboard)
Bringing an entire state of experience to Schuyler

Bringing an entire state of experience to Schuyler

A dynamic and energetic leader with an uncommon array of unique experiences makes Judy McKinney-Cherry a significant force in the economic development scene of Schuyler County, the Southern Tier, the Finger Lakes and across New York State. Taking on the role of ... MORE
Here’s how COVID-19 has affected the restaurant & hospitality industry (infographic)

Here’s how COVID-19 has affected the restaurant & hospitality industry (infographic)

While some industries saw their profits rise during the COWID 19 pandemic, the hotel industry was hit hard. Therefore, rebuilding this industry will be costly, time-consuming, and turbulent to say the least. Current statistics Both small and large businesses were affected by ... MORE
Business, News, Tourism
FL1 DAILY: Wayne County Chairman Ken Miller talks about what’s coming in 2021 (podcast)

FL1 DAILY: How did CSX, Ginna help Wayne County prepare for Coronavirus Pandemic? (podcast)

This week we’re featuring two parts of our upcoming Sunday Conversation with Wayne County Board of Supervisors Chairman Ken Miller. He serves as Palmyra Town Supervisor as well, and spoke with us about his outlook on 2021 – addressing some of the ... MORE
AAA: Majority of Americans will not travel this Christmas, as COVID-19 surges

AAA: Majority of Americans will not travel this Christmas, as COVID-19 surges

AAA Travel expects the vast majority of Americans to stay home this holiday season. Public health concerns and travel guidance are influencing their decisions not to travel over the year-end holidays, a period that typically sees high demand for vacations. While AAA ... MORE
Coronavirus, News, Tourism, Traffic
Major construction underway to prevent future flooding in Sodus Point

Major construction underway to prevent future flooding in Sodus Point

Work is underway to protect homes and businesses in Sodus Point from flooding along Lake Ontario. There was devastating flooding all along the southern shores of Lake Ontario in 2017 and 2019. The project is part of the state’s Resiliency and Economic ... MORE
Ridgeview Greenhouse (billboard)
Major questions remain as New York begins new travel restriction program this week

Major questions remain as New York begins new travel restriction program this week

On Wednesday the state’s new quarantine travel policy takes hold. For the spring, summer, and fall travelers have been required to quarantine for 14-days after entering the state. Governor Andrew Cuomo had suggested that a new policy could be coming, and sure ... MORE
National Guard troops appear at Rochester, Syracuse airports to enforce quarantine mandates from NYS

National Guard troops appear at Rochester, Syracuse airports to enforce quarantine mandates from NYS

This week the New York State Army and Air National Guard began assisting with registering travelers as they flew into the Greater Rochester International Airport. The change comes as states around New York begin to see upticks in COVID-19 cases. The concern, ... MORE
Despite $38B loss to tourism industry across New

Despite $38B loss to tourism industry across New York, some regions like the FLX saw signs of life this summer, fall

The loss is approximately $38 billion, according to Tourism Economics, which is an Oxford Economics Company. It means a 72% decline since March 1st in the tourism space, which includes hotels, restaurants, museums, and other items across New York State. That said, ... MORE
New York State, News, Tourism
WEEKEND DEBRIEF: NY’s new rules for governing shut downs, theaters still shut down, and future of Farm Days (podcast)

WEEKEND DEBRIEF: NY’s new rules for governing shut downs, theaters still shut down, and future of Farm Days (podcast)

This week it’s all about the changes that are happening at the state and local level as fallout from the Coronavirus Pandemic continues to be evident. The state has new plans for how businesses will be shut down when cases rise, one ... MORE