Tourism Links




Application for Tourism Product Development


Chautauqua County has established a 3% occupancy tax for the purposes of promoting, developing, and protecting the area’s tourism industry. A portion (7.5%) of the occupancy tax is intended to provide grants for projects that will achieve and/or support special tourism product and event development initiatives. To apply for the grant please read the grant application guidelines and complete the application and submit to the County Planning & Economic Development Department by October 15th.

Download the 2019 Tourism Application here!


Rural Tourism Marketing Links

5 Principles to Lay the Groundwork for your Small Town’s Rural Regional Flavor Strategy.

How Making Locally Owned Small Businesses Successful Contributes to a Regional Flavor Strategy

Your Small Town’s Unique Assets – Regional Flavor Principle #2

When Building Your Regional Flavor Strategy, “Network Weaving” is the Craft, Your Small Town is the Loom.

3 Ways Visitors Create Strong Emotional Bonds With Small Tourism Towns. Principle #4.

Rural Towns Are Prospering by Connecting to Nearby Urban Centers. Regional Flavor Principle #5.


 Tourism in Chautauqua County

 Tour Chautauqua - Chautauqua County Visitor's Bureau

Chautauqua Institution

Lily Dale Assembly

Peek n Peak  Resort

Roger Tory Peterson Institute

Jamestown Audubon

Jamestown Savings Bank Ice Arena

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