Ulster tourism expected to benefit in 2017 from National Geographic magazine spread

January 2, 2017

Daily Freeman News

KINGSTON, N.Y. >> A recent feature article in National Geographic about Ulster County and what it has to offer its visitors in four-season tourism is expected to entice even more people to visit in 2017, said Rick Remsnyder, director of the county’s tourism bureau.

“I am certainly expecting a lot from that and certainly you can’t ask for much more than a spread in National Geographic, so it’s certainly going to help us going forward, I am sure,” he said.



Ulster County was highlighted in the December edition as “dreaming green.” A pull-out supplement included a full-color map and focused on the county’s efforts to set a positive example of environmental stewardship,



In a November press conference announcing the spread, Ulster County Executive Michael Hein credited “extraordinary environmental partners. Places like the Green Infrastructure Center, the Open Space Institute, Mohonk Preserve, Scenic Hudson, the Hudson Valley Farm Hub, the John Burroughs Association, the Williams Lake Project, Riverkeeper, Mountainkeeper and many rail trail-organizations, like Woodstock Land Conservancy, Wallkill Valley Land Trust, and ... SUNY Ulster.”

By Mid Hudson News Network


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