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OPERATION OSWEGO COUNTY
STATE OF NEW YORK - DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

HOSPITALITY

Hospitality and Leisure Industry is one of the four major industries in Oswego County along with Manufacturing, Health Care and Energy. It is one of today's most dynamic and growing fields, with a wide range of opportunities and challenges. Exciting sportfishing, auto racing, festivals and attractions, historic museums, scenic shorelines and pristine forests, charming villages, comfortable accommodations, and friendly people all combine to make Oswego County an ideal vacation spot for families and outdoor enthusiasts! Reasons to consider a job in hospitality and leisure industry.

• Tourists generated more than $123 million in economic impact on Oswego County.

• Tourism businesses in the county provide 2,600 jobs. Wages and salaries earned by residents, combined with income earned by business owners due to tourist expenditures, totaled more than $44 million last year.

• Oswego County leads the 10 Northern New York counties in the category of visitor spending on recreation, at $35.4 million.

The Hospitality and Leisure Industry includes jobs like: Adventure Tourism and Recreation: Includes everything from bird watching, canalling, canoeing and kayaking to golfing and snowmobiling. Adventure Tourism and Recreation draws those who want active, unusual vacations.

Auto Racing: Every aspect of a thriving racecourse is challenging, exhilarating and extremely varied. Much of the work goes on behind the scenes from producing successful marketing and business plans to ensuring the health and safety of drivers, pit crews and race fans. Food and Beverages: The Food and Beverage sector is a major youth employer and a major training ground for those who are beginning their working careers.

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS