Nov. 16, 2015 – The San Francisco Travel Association has announced the addition of Daniel Schwartz as Tourism Senior Manager-North America, effective Nov. 30, 2015.
Schwartz will be responsible for San Francisco Travel’s tourism promotion efforts in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, working closely with tour operators, wholesalers and airlines in those markets.
Most recently, Schwartz was Marketing Officer with Etihad Airways. Previous positions included Deputy Promotions Manager, North America Representative Office for Dubai Tourism and Commerce Marketing. He also provided business analysis and marketing support for Air Promotion Group (APG-USA).
Hailing from New Jersey, Daniel holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and also completed studies at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.
“We saw Daniel as the perfect choice based on our current needs, especially as it relates to our partnership with SFO and to expanding our efforts in the domestic, Canadian and Mexican tourism markets,” said Tom Kiely, San Francisco Travel’s executive vice president of tourism.
The San Francisco Travel Association is a private, not-for-profit organization that markets the city as a leisure, convention and business travel destination. With more than 1,500 partner businesses, San Francisco Travel is one of the largest membership-based tourism promotion agencies in the country.
Tourism, San Francisco's largest industry, generated record-breaking numbers in 2014. More than 18 million people visited the destination, spending in excess of $10.67 billion. More than 87,000 jobs are supported by tourism in San Francisco.
The San Francisco Travel business offices are located at One Front St., Suite 2900, San Francisco, CA 94111.
San Francisco Travel also operates Visitor Information Centers at Hallidie Plaza, 900 Market Street at the corner of Powell and Market streets and on the lower level of Macy’s Union Square. For more information, visit www.sanfrancisco.travel.
San Francisco International Airport (SFO) offers non-stop flights to more than 39 international cities on 33 international carriers. The Bay Area's largest airport connects non-stop with 77 cities in the U.S. on 14 domestic airlines. SFO is proud to offer upgraded free Wi-Fi with no advertising. For up-to-the-minute departure and arrival information, airport maps and details on shopping, dining, cultural exhibitions, ground transportation and more, visit www.flysfo.com. Follow SFO on www.twitter.com/flysfo and www.facebook.com/flysfo.
American Express® is the official Card partner of the San Francisco Travel Association.
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