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Otesaga Advice: Tips from Our Team for Planning the Perfect Event
Posted by: Otesaga Resort Hotel
Over the years, the experienced team at The Otesaga has helped coordinate many successful meetings and conferences. With that experience comes the knowledge of what makes an event run smoothly. We asked our experts about some common traits that they have noticed in successful events, as well as for some helpful advice in planning your next meeting. Read on for what they had to say about some of the benefits of choosing our upstate New York resort for your event....
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Fore! Hit the Links this Fall at The Otesaga
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Though summer is giving way to autumn, golf season is still very much in swing! Autumn is a favorite season for golfers, with cooler temperatures making a round on the links an enjoyable excursion. Read on for some very special reasons you'll want to book your tee time this fall at Leatherstocking Golf Course....
Creating a Sustainable Menu for Your Meeting
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Creating a Sustainable Menu for Your Meeting
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As in person meetings become routine once more, planners are looking for ways to have a safe, but sustainable event. Making environmentally friendly decisions, particularly when it comes to how your venue prepares and disposes of food is one way to have a positive impact. Read on for some ways to bring a green approach as you plan your next meeting....
What's Brewing at The Hawkeye: Our Favorite Local Beers on Tap
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What's Brewing at The Hawkeye: Our Favorite Local Beers on Tap
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Cooperstown may be known as the home of baseball, but if there's anything else that makes our small town stand out, it's the variety of delicious, locally-made craft beverages. At The Otesaga, we're proud to offer a wide selection of local beers, brewed right here in Cooperstown. Our Hawkeye Bar & Grill Summer Menu highlights the must-try draft beers available this season....
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Fresh Summer Flavor: Can't-Miss Dishes from Hawkeye Bar & Grill's Summer Menu
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Summertime has a vibe and a flavor all its own. For so many travelers, an important part of planning a summer getaway is daydreaming about all of the delicious meals that await them on vacation. Hawkeye Bar & Grill at The Otesaga is ready to unveil its summer menu, packed with incredible dishes you won't want to miss!...
Team Well-Being: Making Time for Mindfulness
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Team Well-Being: Making Time for Mindfulness
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As teams make their way back into the office and in person meetings become more regular, the stresses of pandemic work haven't fully dissipated. Now more than ever it's important to make sure your employees are making space in their busy schedules to breathe and be in the moment. The ultimate goal of a meeting is to tackle a problem as a team, and walk away inspired to face a challenge. While the process requires a lot of brain power, it can be a sedentary experience....
Top 4 Outdoor Team-Building Experiences
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Top 4 Outdoor Team-Building Experiences
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Many industries experienced the disruption of their usual office routines during the pandemic. As employees slowly start to make their way back from working from home, team building will be an important part of the return to normalcy. Getting your team outside and working together in creative ways may be just what your employees need to have a little fun and strengthen their bonds. Here are some ideas to keep in mind when planning your next team retreat!...
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Summer Do-Over: Experience Everything You Missed Last Season
Posted by: Gabrielle Daigneault
The summer of 2020 was one for the history books. Over a year later, life is finally on its way back to normal and many local attractions are making their grand return! Here are some worthwhile destinations we think you should visit when you make your grand return to Cooperstown this summer:...
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While You're Here: Making the Most Out of Cooperstown During an Overnight Business Stay
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Cooperstown is a destination that many long to visit, whether it's for a fun-filled getaway, some relaxation, or a little bit of both. If you only have a short window of time during a business stay, maximizing your time in our quaint village is a must. Read on for some of can't-miss stops while staying at our upstate New York hotel....
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Then & Now: A Brief History of Otsego Lake
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The beauty of Otsego Lake has inspired locals and visitors alike for generations. While today you'll find paddle boards, kayaks, and fishing boats dotting the landscape in summer, the lake has a long history of importance in the region. Read on for a glimpse into the storied past of our Glimmerglass, and some ways you can enjoy it today with a visit to our upstate New York hotel....
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Go Green: 3 Ways Hybrid Meetings are Helping Sustainability
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Before the pandemic began last year, the meetings industry had already been considering ways to reduce the effects of events on the environment. Attendees flying to large conferences, food waste, and plastic consumption were just a few of the concerns many had, and continue to have. COVID-19 forced planners to move meetings online, and while vaccines paint a brighter picture for the future, hybrid meetings are still a viable option to help reduce the carbon footprint of conferences. Read on for ways that hybrid meetings are helping with sustainability....
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Tee Time: Tips to Elevate Your Golf Game
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Springtime is tee time, and the warmer weather means that opening day at Leatherstocking Golf Course is here. If you've been cooped up the last few months and are ready to get back on the green, we have some tips to make sure your golf game is up to par. It's time to dust off your clubs and head to Cooperstown where one of the most scenic golf courses in the Northeast awaits!...
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Meeting the Demand: Tips for Running a Smooth Event
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Whether your meeting is in person or hybrid, technology is a driving force in making sure your event is successful. Though glitches can happen to the best planners, here are some tips to help minimize any difficulties during your event....
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We'll Drink to That: Our Favorite Cocktails Right Now
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One of the great joys of childhood is warming up with a mug of hot chocolate on a cold winter day. As grownups, we may gravitate to more adult beverages, but that longing for a cozy drink still remains. Here are some of our favorite Hawkeye Bar & Grill cocktails to beat back the winter doldrums during a getaway to our upstate New York hotel....
Virtual Meeting in Board Room
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No Zoom Gloom: Creating Engaging Virtual Content for Your Hybrid Meeting
Posted by: Otesaga Resort Hotel
Over the past year, hybrid meetings have gained in traction as an option for larger groups, as well as teams working remotely across the country, to gather together for an exchange of ideas. While everyone is suffering from screen fatigue, it's more important than ever to make sure that the content for your hybrid meeting is consistently engaging for all of your attendees....
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Be Mine, Valentine: Celebrate Romance at the Otesaga
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Many of us circle Valentine's Day on the calendar as a one day celebration, but why not take a few days to show that special someone that you care? Fill your romantic getaway with all the things you love, whether it's getting outside for some hiking or cross-country skiing or staying cozy indoors with a glass of wine....
Small Team Retreat Ideas to Kickoff the New Year
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Small Team Retreat Ideas to Kickoff the New Year
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With 2020 behind us, it's time to turn the calendar page for a fresh start. A small team retreat is a great way to reset after a stressful year, providing an opportunity to reflect on the successes and challenges, and set the tone for your team's mindset moving forward. Here are some ideas to consider as you plan your retreat...
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5 Best Winter Activities to Enjoy in Cooperstown
Posted by: Otesaga Resort Hotel
Winter in Cooperstown is known as our "serene season." It's a time where you can set your own pace, whether it's an outdoor snowy adventure, sitting by the fireside with a good book, or a mix of both! While there are less visitors than a typical summer or fall, there are still plenty of activities for people to enjoy. Here are our top five suggestions for winter activities to experience during a stay at our upstate New York resort....
The Year Ahead: Planning Your 2021 Meeting
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The Year Ahead: Planning Your 2021 Meeting
Posted by: Otesaga Resort Hotel
With a new year on the horizon, many are looking to leave 2020 behind for better days ahead. As the meeting planning industry has worked quickly to adapt to the challenges of the pandemic, 2021 will bring new hurdles but also renewed hope that the crisis will eventually subside. Here are some ideas to consider as you plan for events in the coming months....
Now Open Year Round: Experience The Otesaga Like Never Before
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Now Open Year Round: Experience The Otesaga Like Never Before
Posted by: Otesaga Resort Hotel
Cooperstown is four seasons of fun and relaxation, and now you can experience it year round at The Otesaga! For the first time in our history, we're open throughout the winter and ready to welcome guests during our most serene season. If you're ready for some downtime, our upstate New York hotel is the perfect place to enjoy getaways that will leave you rested and ready to take on the new year, with plenty of delicious dining to fuel the fun....
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