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27 Jun 8 reasons you shouldn’t use the Adirondacks’ newest online booking engine

This spring, ROOST launched a new booking engine on lakeplacid.com. The engine is now on whitefaceregion.com, soon to be saranaclake.com, and will continue to roll out across all of ROOST's destination websites.  The engine utilizes a robust third-party software called Inntopia, which is used to facilitate vacation reservations by...

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16 Jun Ironman Dine Around info

Again this year, Ironman would like to offer each athlete a $25 gift certificate to use at participating area restaurants. • The restaurant gift certificate is valid July 21-25, 2016. • The balance over $25 is the responsibility of the customer. • The $25 gift certificate can be applied...

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16 Jun Board Corner: Beth Hill

Beth Hill came to the Adirondacks in 2010 to take over as president and CEO of Fort Ticonderoga, and a year later, she joined the ROOST board. She’s been serving on the board ever since then. Beth was born on Long Island and has lived in...

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15 Jun New booking platform for Whiteface Region

Earlier this month, ROOST rolled out its new booking platform to the Whitefaceregion.com website that will keep ROOST's marketing efforts at the cutting edge of the industry. WhitefaceRegion.com is the second of ROOST's websites to receive this upgrade, following LakePlacid.com. The new platform replaces a much more limited one,...

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01 Jun ROOST sales and service manager named one of 30 future leaders of destination marketing

[caption id="attachment_19075" align="alignleft" width="150"] Ashley Andrews[/caption] The Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism’s Ashley Andrews has been chosen for Destination Marketing Association International’s prestigious 30 Under 30 program.  The program focuses on identifying and developing the talent of destination marketing professionals, 30 years of age and under, through...

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01 Jun The Adirondacks go to Albany

ROOST helped coordinate Adirondack Day, an annual event aimed at educating Albany stakeholders about the Adirondacks. This year's event, held Wednesday, June 1, included booths featuring local colleges, attractions and other Adirondack organizations.  [gallery size="medium" ids="19068,19067,19066,19065,19064,19063,19062,19061,19060,19059,19058,19057,19056,19055,19053,19052,19051,19050" orderby="rand"]  ...

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18 May Board Corner: Mike Beglin

Mike Beglin has been on the ROOST board for 10 years, and he’s in the midst of his third year as chairman of the board. After growing up in Long Island, Mike visited the Adirondacks, and he fell in love with it. He only returned home once before...

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