Visit Syracuse is here to help support our tourism and business partners as we continue through these trying times. We have gathered below information and resources that we have discovered through travel partners as well as local and regional leaders.
The Central New York Region has been approved to begin New York State's regional phased reopening plans. As of March 15, the region is in Phase One of the plan. More information can be found on the New York Forward website.
New York Forward Quick Links for Hospitality Industry (as they become available):
Businesses included in Phase One of reopening include:
Also approved in Phase One are:
U.S. Travel Toolkit to the CARES Act & COVID 3.5 Increase Act : Offering Eligibility and helpful guides to all aspects of the CARES Act and COVID 3.5 Increase Act
CenterState CEO Business Resources : Updated daily with relevant news, information and resources on COVID-19-related business impacts
Restaurant Workers Community Foundation : The COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund collects donations to provide relief to individual workers affected by the coronavirus and to create zero-interest loans to businesses.
Local For Later : A list of local restaurants and small businesses with gift card purchases available online
Restaurant Strong Fund Grant (for Employees)
Free Hospitality Career Training (register by April 30)
Destination Analysts : Weekly Traveler Sentiment Reports including perception and general reopening sentiments.