Connect with Visit Ithaca
The Ithaca/Tompkins County Convention & Visitors Bureau (Visit Ithaca) promotes visitor-ready accommodations and attractions across Tompkins County. Our staff promotes leisure travel, group travel, supports meeting planners, and operates three Visitor Centers -- currently the Overlook at Taughannock is the only visitor center open to the public.
Suggested Webinars and Learning Tools for tourism & hospitality businesses (updated July 2020)
Zoom backgrounds showing Ithaca and Tompkins County
Useful links for Visit Ithaca tourism partners
See list here as a printable PDF.
To view the events calendar or submit an event:
Getting started, if you’re new to submitting events: www.visitithaca.com/ithaca-events-getting-started
• You must include a picture
• NEW: You may submit events that you are hosting virtually
• Submitting 10 days or more in advance is best
• You may sponsor an event for $25/week
• Fill in as many filter fields as you can; only accepts 1 hashtag
For all partners listed on the Visit Ithaca website, utilize the Extranet to:
• Update your listing description and images
• Respond to media and service leads; RFPs for accommodations
• Update your contact information
• See reminders from Visit Ithaca
For lodging & accommodation partners:
Login using www.visitithaca.com/user
• Update your Availability calendar
• Submit to Package & Deals
Hospitality training: Ithaca/Tompkins County - Visitor Journey A2D™
This program focuses on serving visitors to Tompkins County, but is open to anyone.
To register in the A2D Learning Center or to continue your program: Ithaca.VisitorJourney.com
View Digital Rates for 2020
Farm to Fork Tourism Partners
Agriculinary Microgrant Program
Microgrants of up to $500 will be available to farm and agriculinary businesses looking to start new agriculinary enterprises or to market or expand existing enterprises. The purpose of the grant is to help kick start new farm ventures or expand existing ventures, with a focus on initiating or expanding agriculinary tourism opportunities in Tompkins County. Your business must be located within Tompkins County.
2020 Microgrant Application
Rolling applications accepted from February 1, 2020 until Sept 1, 2020 or until grant funding is expended.
*There are many changes to the microgrant application this year. Please read the grant in its entirety.*
2020 Microgrant Final Report - Report Form Coming Soon
Due November 30, 2020. Requires photographs and invoices.
Other agriculinary partner resources available here.
Have questions about Farm to Fork or Agriculinary related programs? Please contact Kendall Blizzard, Agriculinary Tourism and Marketing Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 607-272-1313.