Travel & Tourism Employers

One of the fastest growing industries in Chautauqua County is travel and tourism.  The natural assets of the area will not attract tourism alone; it is our businesses and workforce that brings people to our area time and again.

Chautauqua Works can help find, train, and retain those qualified employees that can enhance your customer's experience.  We can also help you navigate the sometimes  complex environment you may find yourself in, whether it is youth employment laws, terminations, OSHA requirements, etc.

Put us to work for you by selecting one of the Chautauqua Works services below:

Hiring & Recruitment


Current Training Grants

HR Consultation

Economic Development

Opportunities for Your Business

The following partners specialize in providing services to companies in the travel and tourism industry.  For a complete list of partners and their services, refer to our Contact Information Sheet.

E2CCBOCES:  BOCES has sponsored events like the FAM Tours that help train employees in the travel and tourism industry on what other opportunities are available in Chautauqua County.  For more information, contact Judy Shaffer at 716-366-9325 or jshaffer@e2ccboces.wnyric.org.

Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce (CCCC):  The Chamber's mission includes assisting individual, commercial and retail development and expansion as well as promoting tourism in our area.  For more information, contact Guy Ditonto at 716-484-1101 or guyd@chautauquachamber.org.

Chautauqua County Visitor's Bureau (CCVB): CCVB provides marketing services for tourism-related businesses as well as act as the advocate agency to the New York State Division of Tourism in their efforts to promote tourism.  For more information contact, Andrew Nixon at (716) 357-4569 or nixon@tourchautauqua.com.