Canal NY Membership

Canal New York Marketing and Business Alliance is the primary private sector organization to promote economic and business development along the entire New York State Canal System Corridor. Canal NY focuses on bringing business to its members through tourism marketing programs, educational outreach, legislative advocacy and projects such as the Discover the Erie Canal web site. This web site is being built to be the most comprehensive online resource for the Erie Canal Traveler. It is the only web site devoted to tourism in the Erie Canal Corridor.

Canal NY offers many opportunities to promote your business or organization. Whether it’s a featured listing in one of the directories located within this site, brochure distribution at one of the numerous events that Canal NY participates in, or even greater opportunities at an event such as the Media Luncheon that Canal NY hosts each year to introduce travel writers to the Erie Canal region.

Visit Canal New York to learn more about the membership opportunities available.

Canal NY News

  • Campaign To Save Historic Canal Vessels

    Campaign To Save Historic Canal Vessels

    The Preservation League of New York State is seeking support for its efforts to protect the historic Tug Urger and other Erie Canal vessels that provide an authentic link to the past. The League recently learned that the New York State Canal Corporation under the New York Power Authority (NYPA) has plans to beach the […]Read More »
  • Town of Lyons

    Town of Lyons

    Town of Lyons LetterRead More »
  • Canal NY at the New York Times Travel Show 2018

    Canal NY at the New York Times Travel Show 2018

    Canal NY once again exhibited at the NY Times Travel Show which was held on January 26th– 28th at the Jacob Javits Center in NYC. The show draws more than 10,000 visitors each year. The attendees include consumers, travel, trade and media from both the NYC area and around the globe, with over 550 exhibitors […]Read More »
  • Erie Canal National Heritage Corridor Visitor Research Report

    Erie Canal National Heritage Corridor Visitor Research Report

     has released results from a recently-commissioned study about current and prospective visitors to the 500-mile Canalway Corridor. The information is intended to help tourism promoters, businesses and heritage sites better attract and serve visitors, including boaters, cyclists, sightseers and vacationers. More than 1,000 people participated in online surveys and 20 provided interviews conducted by Rochester-based […]Read More »
  • Create A New Canal NY Website

    Create A New Canal NY Website

    If you’re looking for a way to provide additional support for Canal NY consider a contribution towards the development of a new Canal NY web site. The current www.canalny.com web site continues to function but the platform it is based on has become outdated and the ability to post information and update the site continues […]Read More »