The Snowstorm couldn’t have come at a more convenient time for Syracuse… it’s the kick-off of the first full weekend of Winterfest. Thousands of people are expected Downtown over the next week. While people often participate at inside events; getting them to stay outside for events can be a challenge.
A lot more people visited New York State in 2013… even more in-state residents became tourists themselves; bringing in billions in extra tourism revenue. Looking ahead in 2014, Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled this week the State intends to keep the momentum going. The Governor says last year’s investment on tourism really paid off.