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Putting Together Unforgettable Offsite Events
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Meetings Magic: Putting Together Unforgettable Offsite Events
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Your team has worked hard during your annual meeting, brainstorming new ideas for the coming months and revisiting the previous year’s accomplishments. Make sure you set aside some time to reward them with a break! Planning an offsite event is an effective way to take a step outside the meeting room and enjoy each other’s company. Read on for some ideas on how to keep your team’s spirits high with an unforgettable offsite event...
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Home Run Getaways: Planning the Perfect Baseball Pilgrimage
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Cooperstown holds a special magic for baseball fans. Home to the National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum, a visit to our quaint village in upstate New York is a must for casual and diehard fans, alike. While it seems like ages until the start of the new season, a getaway to America’s Most Perfect Village might be just the thing to tide you over until the players take the field. If you’re ready to play ball with a visit to Cooperstown, read on for some ideas for planning your stay at The Otesaga....
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Meetings Trends to Watch for in 2022
Posted by: Otesaga Resort Hotel
The new year is here, and with it new avenues to explore in creating successful team meetings and conferences. While 2021 has seen some shifts towards normalcy after the disruptions of the COVID pandemic, meeting planners are still creating and implementing new strategies and ideas to gather together safely and productively. Read on for some of the trends we have our eye on for the coming year....
post date 17 Dec 2021
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'Tis the Season in Cooperstown
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Cooperstown doesn’t hibernate in winter, we celebrate! If you’re already dreaming of a white Christmas, plan your getaway at The Otesaga during our most charming time of year. Read on to learn about some of Cooperstown’s can’t-miss festive fun this holiday season, and start planning your holiday getaway to our upstate New York hotel....
post date 29 Nov 2021
Holiday Magic
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Holiday Magic: Making the Season Bright for Your Team
Posted by: Otesaga Resort Hotel
The holidays are almost here, and with it the annual end-of-year office parties. It’s the perfect time to honor your team’s hard work and kick off 2022 in high spirits. If you’re looking for some new ideas to liven up your party, we’ve compiled some festive ways to celebrate the holidays with your team, whether they’re in the office or working remotely....
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Ring in the Holidays at The Otesaga
Posted by: Otesaga Resort Hotel
A fresh blanket of snow on the ground. Cheerful decorations adorning Main Street. Festive family events. And, of course, hot chocolate by the fire. Cooperstown during the holiday season has a special kind of magic. Whether you’re planning your getaway to visit family in the area or are looking for some hometown charm, a stay at our upstate New York hotel is the perfect family holiday destination....
post date 29 Oct 2021
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Giving Thanks: Creative Ways to Show Appreciation for Your Team
Posted by: The Otesaga Resort
As Thanksgiving approaches, it’s the perfect time to honor your team’s hard work and dedication throughout the year. Showing your appreciation may be part of a broader, yearlong effort, but dedicating some time, and some of your budget, to your employees will go a long way towards maintaining and lifting team morale. Here are some suggestions to show employees that their efforts have not gone unnoticed....
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Fall for Cooperstown: Hikes to Kickstart Your Fresh Air Fun
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Fall in upstate New York is a spectacular season, notable for its incredible foliage. For Cooperstown locals and visitors alike, a drive along Lake Otsego is a colorful show, full of the red and gold hues that make autumn so appealing. Getting outside to enjoy the natural beauty is a favorite pastime for many Cooperstownians, and here are a few can’t-miss autumn hikes for your next adventure....
Otesaga Advice
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Otesaga Advice: Tips from Our Team for Planning the Perfect Event
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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
Posted by: Otesaga Resort Hotel
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
Posted by: Otesaga Resort Hotel
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!...
post date 15 Jun 2021
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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
Posted by: Otesaga Resort Hotel
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
Posted by: Otesaga Resort Hotel
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
Posted by: Otesaga Resort Hotel
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!...
post date 29 Mar 2021
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