The 49 Mile Scenic drive was created in 1938 by the Downtown Association to highlight the city’s beauty and to promote it as a tourist destination. The route was also created as a way for visitors to see San Francisco while they were here for the Golden Gate International Exposition from 1939-1940.
To celebrate the arrival of the 12th annual “Dine About Town San Francisco” during the second half of this month, the San Francisco Travel Association is throwing a Launch Party on Thursday, Jan. 10.
From “Woo at the Zoo” to the Eternity Ball, there is a reason for everyone to leave their heart in the City by The Bay this Valentine’s Day.
Christophe Ley has returned to San Francisco Travel as Director of MICE (Meetings, Incentive, Congress, Exhibitions).
San Francisco is buzzing with excitement, as the San Francisco Giants face the Detroit Tigers in the 2012 World Series. As the series moves to Detroit, fans have plenty of opportunity to rally in San Francisco and support the Giants from home. The San Francisco Travel Association has compiled a list on where both visitors and locals can show their Giants pride.
The San Francisco Travel Association reported today that San Francisco welcomed 16.51 million visitors in 2012, an increase of one percent from 2011. These visitors spent $8.93 billion in 2012, up 5.5 percent from the previous year. The data was presented during the eighth annual Northern California Visitor Industry Outlook & Marketing Conference today at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square.