New York recognized some of the most remarkable female figures who have helped shape the state’s travel and tourism.
This is part of the celebration of Women’s History Month, as well as the recent International Women’s Day. Outstanding outfitters were among this exceptional group of women.
Among the honorees include Christian Edie, owner of SUP Erie Adventures. She has seen Buffalo’s reputation grow as a full-fledged destination for outdoor enthusiasts.
Another honoree is Jill Borenstein, program director of Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum that preserves the heritage of fly fishing and educates the next generation of anglers and conservationists.
Hiking enthusiast Laura Kreeger-Neil, who owns Long Path Outfitters in Hudson Valley, opened this store that features everything from outdoor layering to books, gifts, and children’s items.
Rachel Finn has been the lead guide of The Hungry Trout Resort for over 20 seasons. Her knowledge of the Ausable River and local streams is known throughout the Northeast and made her one of the most sought-after guides in the region.
These outstanding female outdoor representatives joined other female powerhouses who have made difference in New York’s tourism landscape.
Images courtesy of Laura Kreeger-Neil FB
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