Ski season is underway at over fifty mountain destinations in New York, and New York ski areas are celebrating with early season deals.
$12 Lift Tickets. On December 19, 2013 and January 9, 2014, 10,000 skiers per day will be able to take advantage of $12 lift tickets through the Discover New York Skiing promotion at 26 participating ski areas across the state. For details, visit http://www.iskiny.com/ski-deals/discover-ny-skiing.
Kids Ski Free. Free lift tickets and learn-to-ski packages are available for young skiers and snowboarders throughout the 2013-2014 winter ski season at 25 ski areas across the state. For details, visit http://www.iskiny.com/ski-deals/free-kids-program.
Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month discounts. January is National Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month and New York ski areas are stepping up with a great deal. Twenty-eight NYS Ski Areas are offering learn to ski and snowboard packages which include lifts, lessons and rentals for $35 (some blackout dates apply and shipping and handling charges will apply at time of purchase). To obtain a Learn to Ski $35 voucher, go to www.iskiny.com.
The New York area has seen a sharp increase in tourism interest over the past few years. Recently Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg announced that New York City had set a new tourism record for 2013, capping off a run of growth since ramping up tourism marketing initiatives in 2002.
New York City is within day trip distance of many of New York State's most popular ski areas, and the city remains an iconic destination for New Year's Eve. If you have a client headed to the city, don't miss our recommendations on how to celebrate 2014: