Introducing the Schenectady Stars Tourism Academy!

Completing the Schenectady Stars training course comes with a wealth of benefits for community members. By enrolling in this program, you not only become a local expert, ready to guide and enthuse tourists about our beautiful region but also deepen your connection to the community. The course offers a platform for personal growth, equipping you with valuable communication and hospitality skills that are not only applicable to tourism but also to various professions. Additionally, you'll have the opportunity to network with fellow ambassadors and industry professionals, expanding your local connections. As a tourism ambassador, you play a vital role in the economic growth of the area by attracting visitors and supporting local businesses. Your engagement and expertise in Schenectady County will make a positive impact on the community, fostering a sense of pride and belonging.

  • Expertise: Become a local expert, equipped to guide tourists and share your love for Schenectady County.
  • Community Engagement: Foster a stronger connection with your community by actively promoting its unique attractions.
  • Skill Development: Acquire valuable communication and hospitality skills applicable to various professions.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with fellow ambassadors and tourism professionals, expanding your local network.
  • Economic Impact: Contribute to the region's growth by attracting visitors and supporting local businesses.
  • Personal Growth: Gain confidence, knowledge, and a sense of pride in representing Schenectady County.
  • Prizes!!: Earn prizes (Schenectady Swag, Proctors tickets for example) at different milestones during the training.


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Stars QR Code