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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Status Summary and Update for Members

Latest Updates (as of Feb. 26, 2021)

Messages from San Francisco Travel

San Francisco Travel is committed to bringing its members the latest information on the ongoing coronavirus situation. Click below to read any of these past updates and explore the resources within.

  • Feb. 25, 2021 - With information about what to expect when San Francisco advances to the State's red tier on the reopening scale.
  • Feb. 23, 2021 - With important external resources for members that will help prepare for the next phase of reopening.
  • Feb. 18, 2021 - With a new opportunity for hotel and venue members to network with our meetings and convention clients.
  • Feb. 11, 2021 - With important updates about San Francisco's vaccination strategy.
  • Feb. 8, 2021 - With a reminder about opportunities for San Francisco Travel members to promote holiday and reopening offers.
  • Feb. 4, 2021 - With new details about the City of San Francisco's COVID-19 vaccination distribution plan.
  • Feb. 1, 2021 - With a new opportunity for hotel and lodging members to share upcoming promotions.
  • Jan. 28, 2021 - With important clarification about how San Francisco hotels may welcome leisure visitors.
  • Jan. 25, 2021 - With details about San Francisco's latest reopening.
  • Jan. 21, 2021 - With information about many different promotional opportunities for San Francisco Travel members.
  • Jan. 14, 2021 - With information about a newly proposed City relief program for local businesses impacted by COVID-19 restrictions.
  • Jan. 11, 2021 - With details of new economic relief proposals announced by Governor Gavin Newsom.
  • Jan. 7, 2021 - With new ways for San Francisco Travel members to engage with future visitors and meeting planners.
  • Jan. 4, 2021 - With details about San Francisco's continuing public health orders and travel quarantine.
  • Dec. 21, 2020 - With information about the latest federal relief package, and how it will support the tourism and hospitality industries.
  • Dec. 17, 2020 - With details of the latest quarantine orders for inbound travelers to San Francisco.
  • Dec. 14, 2020 - With details about this year's Illuminate SF Festival of Light, a fun, free, and safe activity for San Francisco residents to enjoy this season.
  • Dec. 10, 2020 - With recent clarifications to the latest State and City health orders.
  • Dec. 7, 2020 - With further clarification to the current health orders restricting activity around San Francisco.
  • Dec. 4, 2020 - With important details about the City of San Francisco's decision to preemptively implement the strongest restrictions suggested by the State of California, in order to prevent another surge of COVID-19 hospitalizations.
  • Nov. 30, 2020 - With a thorough explanation of the new restrictions placed on San Francisco by the State of California, due to rising coronavirus cases.
  • Nov. 24, 2020 - With information about San Francisco's "Shop & Dine in the 49" campaign.
  • Nov. 19, 2020 -With details about the Governor's latest orders for surrounding Bay Area counties.
  • Nov. 16, 2020 - With information on the latest changes to San Francisco's reopening plan.
  • Nov. 12, 2020 - With important new information for San Francisco restaurants, as well as any businesses taking advantage of the City's Shared Spaces Program.
  • Nov. 9, 2020 - With important details about holiday travel guidance from a number of Bay Area health experts.
  • Nov. 5, 2020 - With information about our 110th Annual Meeting, being held virtually on Thursday, Dec. 3.
  • Nov. 2, 2020 - With details about new content available on our website to educate and inform meeting planners.
  • Oct. 29, 2020 - With updates on airlift at San Francisco International Airport.
  • Oct. 26, 2020 - With details about the newest element of our recovery campaign, promoting the arts and culture experiences that have now reopened to visitors.
  • Oct. 22, 2020 - With details about the latest advancements in San Francisco's reopening and recovery.
  • Oct. 19, 2020 - With ready-made resources you can use to be an advocate for the tourism and hospitality industry.
  • Oct. 15, 2020 - With details about how our organization and others are lobbying California lawmakers for a return to meetings and conventions.
  • Oct. 12, 2020 - With the latest on recovery assets and opportunities available exclusively to San Francisco Travel members.
  • Oct. 8, 2020 - With a summary of the first published report from the City's Economic Recovery Task Force.
  • Oct. 5, 2020 - With details about upcoming webinars that can help you plan your business's recovery.
  • Oct. 1, 2020 - With information about a number of upcoming opportunities in which you can learn more about the tourism industry's recovery process.
  • Sept. 28, 2020 - With further details about the launch of our official reopening campaign, "Our Gate Is Open".
  • Sept. 24, 2020 - Featuring a number of ways San Francisco Travel members can market to returning leisure and business travelers.
  • Sept. 21, 2020 - With details about how the City is planning to resume indoor dining service at restaurants across San Francisco.
  • Sept. 17, 2020 - With important information about the timeline of and assets for our official reopening marketing campaign.
  • Sept. 14, 2020 - With resources to assist in the reopening of your indoor business operations.
  • Sept. 10, 2020 - With information about the reopening of San Francisco's hotels and other visitor-focused amenities.
  • Sept. 3, 2020 - With information about new nationwide U.S. Travel campaigns and opportunities to hear from our international partners.
  • Sept. 1, 2020 - Featuring the latest news about the City's newly proposed reopening timeline for major attractions and hotels.
  • Aug. 31, 2020 - With important updates about the city's reopening plan and statewide COVID-19 risk assessment.
  • Aug. 27, 2020 - With a number of important updates for our hotel partners.
  • Aug. 24, 2020 - With important information on staying safe and healthy during poor air quality conditions brought on by nearby wildfires.
  • Aug. 20, 2020 - With updates on San Francisco's economic recovery planning.
  • Aug. 17, 2020 - With important news about San Francisco's commercial eviction moratorium.
  • Aug. 13, 2020 - With details about new types of San Francisco Travel content that will drive user engagement.
  • Aug. 10, 2020 - With details about the early positive impacts of San Francisco's global media coverage during the recent PGA Championship.
  • Aug. 6, 2020 - With new information about how independent restaurants are advocating for more financial assistance.
  • Aug. 3, 2020 - With reminders about how to participate in our city's recovery efforts.
  • July 30, 2020 - Featuring a number of ways our members can help spread the word about how to safely and responsibly enjoy San Francisco.
  • July 27, 2020 - With details about the launch of San Francisco Travel's Safe Travel Pledge.
  • July 23, 2020 - With new research on visitor sentiment and international visitor markets.
  • July 20, 2020 - With information about the recent pause in San Francisco's reopening plan.
  • July 16, 2020 - With links to key resources and opportunities to update the public on changes to your business operations.
  • July 13, 2020 - With important updates about new statewide business closures, in response to rising COVID-19 diagnoses.
  • July 9, 2020 - With official City resources to help you plan your business's reopening.
  • July 6, 2020 - With opportunities to spread the word about how your business has adapted to COVID-19.
  • June 29, 2020 - With updates to airlift in and out of San Francisco International Airport.
  • June 25, 2020 - With details about new San Francisco Travel resources to help you through recovery.
  • June 22, 2020 - With important information about the next phase of San Francisco's reopening plan.
  • June 18, 2020 - With information about how PIER 39, one of San Francisco's top attractions, is reopening for visitors.
  • June 15, 2020 - With details about returning international airlift to San Francisco International Airport.
  • June 11, 2020 - With new examples of how San Francisco Travel is supporting and engaging members of our industry.
  • June 8, 2020 - With new guidance from both the state and city governments regarding reopening and public activity.
  • June 4, 2020 - With promising highlights from the latest round of Destination Analysts' Traveler Sentiment Research.
  • June 1, 2020 - With important changes to the City's proposed recovery timeline.
  • May 28, 2020 - With important details about San Francisco's phased reopening plan.
  • May 21, 2020 - With examples of new marketing materials designed by San Francisco Travel to encourage visitation when the time is right.
  • May 18, 2020 - With details about how San Francisco Travel is working with city government, hotel partners, and others to prepare to welcome meetings and conventions back to San Francisco.
  • May 14, 2020 - With guidelines for reopening certain retail businesses, as well as for keeping your business clean and safe for customers.
  • May 11, 2020 - With new industry resources from U.S. Travel, San Francisco Travel, and others.
  • May 7, 2020 - With important information about the proposed phased reopening of certain retail businesses within San Francisco.
  • May 4, 2020 - With new guidelines from U.S. Travel about how our industry can continue to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 as certain travel restrictions are lessened.
  • Apr. 30, 2020 - With important updates to San Francisco's shelter in place and social distancing guidelines, as well as an example of how our industry is thanking those on the front lines of this crisis.
  • Apr. 27, 2020 - With valuable opportunities to make your voices heard by decision makers in City Hall.
  • Apr. 23, 2020 - With great examples of how San Francisco is being recognized in global media for its pioneering steps to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
  • Apr. 20, 2020 - With information about creative ways that San Francisco is showing its support for the hospitality and healthcare workers of our city.
  • Apr. 16, 2020 - With links to valuable new industry resources about visitor sentiment.
  • Apr. 13, 2020 - With information about Hospitality Helps, Order415.com, and more ways to support local business and hospitality workers.
  • Apr. 9, 2020 - With information about temporary changes to San Francisco's Muni system.
  • Apr. 6, 2020 - With details of how San Francisco is showing its support of hospitality workers across the city.
  • March 30, 2020 - With important information about the latest plans from San Francisco's city government to contain the spread of illness.
  • March 26, 2020 - With key details about the changes San Francisco Travel has made to its operating procedures for the duration of the coronavirus situation.
  • March 23, 2020 - With important information about employer and employee resources, and industry advocacy at the federal level.
  • March 19, 2020 - With an outline of San Francisco Travel's marketing communications strategy through the duration of the coronavirus crisis.
  • March 16, 2020 - With important details about the shelter in place order issued for San Francisco and surrounding Bay Area counties.
  • March 12, 2020 - With important updates about how San Francisco Travel will continue to conduct business during the coronavirus situation.
  • March 9, 2020 - With a note about our future forecasting for the industry.
  • March 6, 2020 - With links to the City's latest directives on preventing the spread of the coronavirus.
  • March 5, 2020 - With additional details on the City's response to the first confirmed coronavirus cases in San Francisco.
  • March 2, 2020 - With important updates on business cancellations and links to official sources.
  • Feb. 26, 2020 - With details about the City of San Francisco's declaration of local emergency.