Welcome to the New York State Hospitality & Tourism Association
The New York State Hospitality & Tourism Association (NYSH&TA) is the oldest state lodging association in the country. Founded in 1887 in Saratoga Springs, NYSH&TA originally represented New York state's lodging industry. Today the association includes members from nearly all segments of the tourism industry. NYSH&TA represents more than 1,300 members including hotels, motels, resorts, conference centers, country inns, bed & breakfast establishments, reservation service organizations, amusement parks, attractions, museums, ski areas, recreational facilities, historical sites, convention and visitor bureaus, chambers of commerce, colleges and universities, hospitality students and suppliers to the industry.
Our mission: Lead and protect the New York State hospitality and tourism industry
by providing advocacy, education, and resources.