About Us

The East End Tourism Alliance ( EETA) was formed in 2008 as a non-profit membership corporation under the laws of New York. EETA promotes the East End region of Long Island as a travel destination for visitors, meetings, weddings, and seasonal vacations. Our website, eastendgetaway.com provides a seamless planning tool for visitors. Participating members of EETA are invited to promote their business and events on our regional travel site. Click here to learn about how to become a member.

In addition to eastendgetaway.com, EETA will support marketing and public relation strategies that will stimulate cross-marketing efforts for all members. EETA is designed to support the extension of the tourism shoulder seasons throughout the eastern Long Island region to ultimately foster economic growth.

EETA Board

  • Executive President/Cofounder
    Bryan DeLucaCofounder(s)
  • Janine Nebons
    Steve Bate

Vice Chairs:

  • Paul Monte
    Steve Bate

Current Representation
Board Members by Town

  • East Hampton: Glenn O. Vickers, III
  • Southampton/HVC: Jessica Insalaco
  • Montauk:Paul Monte,
  • East End Fisheries: Michael Ciaramella
  • Southold/North Fork Promotional Council: Duncan Kennedy
  • Riverhead: Bob Kern
  • Shelter Island: no rep
  • Wine Council: Steve Bate
  • At Large: Janine Nebons, Kristen Reyes,
  • Grant Administrator: Steve Bate
  • ExOfficio: Augie Ruckdeschel
  • Counsel: Scott Middleton of Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP

Mission Statement

The EETA mission statement is: “To promote tourism to the East End of Long Island through a consortium of businesses and organizations linked together as a regional destination”. The not for profit organization is composed of, but not limited to: tourism businesses, villages, towns, chambers of commerce, North Fork and South Fork tourism committees to develop and maintain the eastendgetaway.com website to promote the region.