About Destinations of New York State
Destinations of New York State, founded in 1979, is a Tourism Marketing Company “Bringing New York
Tourism suppliers together with Domestic and International Buyers of the Tourism product”.
Charlie Daley, CTIS/CTP and Dave Thornton, owners of the company are actively involved in marketing and
promoting tourism throughout New York State working with both the private and public sectors for over 33
years. They publish the Destinations of New York State annual trade manual and travel guide for New York, which is printed in English and digital online in seven languages.
Destinations of New York State is a Destination Marketing organization, one of the largest in the Northeast.
Destinations of New York State organizes Motorcoach/Tour operator sales blitzes and International
promotional Sales Missions throughout North America for New York State tourism suppliers and other
Destination Marketing Organizations. Destinations of New York State also organizes several unique events
promoting New York State, such as the ever popular Destinations of New York State 28th annual New York
State promotional Auction at the Annual American Bus Association Convention and several other major group tour promotional programs. They produce and manage consumer and trade Shows throughout New York State. They belong to the U.S. Travel Organization and have attended the annual Pow Wow Convention for over 32 years.