New York State is the ideal vacation destination for families with fun and unique experiences for all ages and interests from year-round outdoor activities, to cultural institutions, to exciting adventures, to one-of-a-kind, world-class attractions that you can’t find anywhere else.
Visit iloveny.com to plan an amazing New York State vacation your family will never forget.
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Ross leads the iconic I LOVE NEW YORK tourism program and helps coordinate marketing efforts to increase awareness and promote statewide tourism visitation.
As Executive Director, Ross manages all New York State tourism staff, coordinates efforts with the state’s regional Tourism Promotion Agencies, and collaborates on all I LOVE NEW YORK marketing initiatives. In addition, he works closely with NYS Tourism Advisory Council, which provides input and advice regarding the state’s tourism efforts.
About Your Host
Aaron Schlein is a family man, entrepreneur, and podcaster who knows first-hand about the transformational power of family travel.
When Aaron was a teenager, he began exploring the world with his grandmother, Shirley Schlein—to whom he is eternally grateful for igniting his passion for travel. Becoming a father inspired Aaron to pay forward his grandmother’s generosity and create media content to inspire parents to travel the world with their kids.
In the summer of 2018, Aaron partnered with the Family Travel Association to produce its official podcast, Family Travel Radio. Aaron lives in Sacramento, CA with his wife and two children (who are growing up too fast!)
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