New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announces 'I love NY LGBT' website

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo. Photo Credit: AP

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New York state making a pitch for gay visitors with a new "I Love NY LGBT" tourism website.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the campaign Saturday as lesbian and gay New Yorkers celebrated pride weekend.

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Cuomo said the website will help lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender travelers plan their vacations by suggesting must-see destinations.

The website will offer lists of LGBT events and resources throughout the state

New York is also promoting itself as a same-sex wedding destination since the state legalized gay marriage in 2011.

The new tourism campaign will be represented by the familiar "I Love NY" logo with a rainbow-colored heart.

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