National Travel and Tourism Week celebrated locally


National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW), the annual celebration of the contributions of the U.S. travel industry, will spotlight the critical role that travel will play in driving economic growth and building the path forward through the theme Future of Travel.

Celebrated annually the first full week in May (May 1 to 7), NTTW was created by Congress in 1983 to elevate the economic power of travel in the U.S. 

Locally, Oneida County Tourism (is celebrating travel’s promising future by co-hosting an Open House event with the New York Power Authority on Thursday, May 5, at the NY Energy Zone from 8:30 to 10 a.m.. 

The event is free to attend and those interested can register online at:

There will be refreshments, tours, and prize drawings.

“Despite the hardships of the last two years, Oneida County Tourism is planning for a future that will strengthen our local and regional tourism industry as we engage in new markets. This NTTW, we are spotlighting how travel benefits our workforce, supports our local economy, fosters sustainability, and reconnects people to each other here at home and around the world,”  said Oneida County Tourism President Kelly Blazosky.

Visit: to learn more about National Travel and Tourism Week.


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