Welcome to the Cayuga County Office of Tourism's Partners page. This section of our web site has been created to share some of the details about what we are doing to promote travel and tourism in Cayuga County and the Finger Lakes Region. In addition, information on research and tourism facts and figures is available for your use. We encourage the use of this information as a resource for developing your own marketing plans and as a tool to advocate for the importance of tourism in Cayuga County.
The Cayuga County Office of Tourism takes an opportunity every year to look back at our goals, objectives, programs and services. Our annual report creates a snapshot that summarizes the year and also provides data on the most recent tourism statistics and trends.
The safety of our community is our highest priority and COVID-19 is top of mind to most of us these days and like most of US destinations, we’re monitoring the situation and staying tuned to its developments. We will post the latest news, updates and resources as they become available. Additionally we will provide information regarding the CARES Act and SBA loans for our partners to access.
In 2017, the Cayuga County Office of Tourism launched a (partner portal) Extranet that allowed partners to update listings and to submit events to our online calendar. Click on the link above to login. Please view our online pdf for details on criteria for listing on our calendar of events.
Make sure to bookmark the page for easy access from your browser. Your username will always be the email address we have on file for you. If you forget your password, just click the "Forgot Password" link on the login page and enter your email address. The system will generate an email to you with a link to the Extranet, a temporary password, and instructions for setting a permanent password. If you don't have an account please call us at 315-255-1658 for further assistance.
Each year and throughout the year, the Cayuga County Office of Tourism looks at consumer trends, demographic and psychographic information for our target market areas, and past marketing efforts to create a marketing plan for the upcoming year that is achievable within our budget. To see the most current Marketing Plan click on the link above.
Sound marketing decisions are based on good research. Click on the link above to see the 2015 Young Strategies, Inc. Travel Market Research Study for Cayuga County.
Looking for our previous studies? We have the Tourism Marketing Strategies report prepared by the Noonmark Group, 2014. Additionally the 2011 Young Strategies Report or the 2007 Randall Travel Marketing, Inc Report are also available.
The Cayuga County Office of Tourism strategically plans for the future of tourism in Cayuga County. Click on the link above for the current plan. Additionally, we still have the former Strategic Plan available for viewing.
This link will take you to the most recent local tourism statistics including visitor spending data, tourism employment and tourism-generated taxes.
Cayuga County’s Tourism’s online training program is designed to educate anyone that interacts with our visitors about Cayuga County’s unique tourism assets as well as sales, customer service and diversity training. The goal is to give our travel industry partners the knowledge they need to become strategic marketing partners and drive tourism growth for Cayuga County. There is no fee to enroll in the program.
We are continually monitoring the situation of COVID-19. It is each of our responsibilities to follow proper hygiene etiquette and guidance…
Economic Impact of Tourism in Cayuga County (source: Tourism Economics report provided by I Love NY, 2019)