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New York launches Excelsior Pass Plus to expand travel, commerce industries (access required)

New York state has launched Excelsior Pass Plus to expand travel and commerce opportunities by enabling compatibility between the state’s Excelsior Pass platform, which has generated 3 million passes and provides digital proof of vaccination or negative test result, and ...

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Greenlight Networks brings high-speed internet to Rochester airport (access required)

Air travelers to and from Rochester will get a boost to their internet speed through a new advertising partnership between Greenlight Networks LLC and the Frederick Douglass Greater Rochester International Airport. “This partnership is about an investment in our community,” ...

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DHS lifts ban on New York’s Trusted Traveler Program; Schumer seeking investigation (access required)

The Department of Homeland Security on Thursday said it will lift its ban on the Trusted Traveler Program (TTP) for New York residents, following the amendment of the Green Light Law, which allows undocumented immigrants to receive driver’s licenses. In ...

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Visit Rochester to provide safety pledge tool to tourism industry (access required)

Visit Rochester has introduced a new tool for the tourism and hospitality industry. ROC Ready Promise is a tool for Rochester-area tourism businesses to communicate their compliance with public health recommendations to keep employees, customers and guests safe. The visual ...

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Finger Lakes Airbnb hosts earned $3.6 million last summer (access required)

Airbnb’s Finger Lakes host community earned a combined $3.6 million and welcomed some 17,100 guests during the biggest weekends last summer. Airbnb, the world’s leading community-driven hospitality company, said during the five biggest weekends of 2019, hosts in the Finger Lakes ...

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Gas prices on the rise and so is travel (access required)

Despite rising prices at the pump, more travelers than ever will take to the roads this Thanksgiving holiday. Nearly 3.2 million New Yorkers are expected to travel during the holiday, AAA Western and Central New York predicts, and more than ...

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