For the past few days, the New York State Urban Council hosted its annual Conference for a look into Syracuse’s Community programs and how new businesses revitalize Urban cities. The first day led out of town guests on a guided tour through Syracuse. They are city planners and economic developers from all across the State. Executive Director, Adria Finch gives us a glimpse of what they saw.
Syracuse-area tourism officials say the proposed Destiny USA hotel is a great step for generating interest and economic growth in the area. Destiny officials sent a letter to the county executive and mayor expressing their intentions to build a $75 million, 252-room hotel as part of their master plan. Convention and Visitors Bureau President David Holder says Destiny as a destination appears to be coming to fruition, and there are still untapped markets. He says the area is ready for another hotel.