San Francisco Launches Global Sustainable Tourism Initiative in U.S.

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San Francisco, the birthplace of the United Nations, will be the lead US city to partner with the Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria Partnership, a coalition of more than 40 international conservation, development, and travel industry organizations to implement sustainable tourism principles.

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MPI Selects San Francisco for 2015 World Education Congress

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Fresh on the heels of International Pow Wow, San Francisco has scored another major travel industry event, the 2015 Meeting Professionals International (MPI) World Education Congress. Some 3,200 convention and event planners will convene and tour San Francisco on July 25-28, 2015, filling a total of 9,880 room nights and generating an estimated $6,547,232 in direct spending.

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Local Companies Pay Homage To Golden Gate Bridge’s 75th Anniversary

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To mark the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge on May 27, 2012 several San Francisco-based businesses, including hotels, museums and tour companies will celebrate the San Francisco landmark with special fondness.

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San Francisco is Named One of the World’s “Happiest Cities” by Forbes Magazine

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San Francisco has been named one of “The World’s Happiest Cities” in an article posted Sept. 2, 2009 on Forbes.com. San Francisco, which ranks seventh out of ten listed cities, is the only city in North America to be included in what the magazine calls “urban centers closely associated with unmitigated joy.”

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San Francisco Travel celebrates long term benefits to Giants victory in the World Series

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The San Francisco Giants’ victory in the 2010 World Series will have long term benefits to San Francisco, according to Joe D’Alessandro, president and chief executive officer of the San Francisco Travel Association.

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San Francisco Named "Greenest City in North America"

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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced that San Francisco has received the distinction as the "greenest" city in North America in the first North American Green Cities Index. Announced at the 2011 Aspen Ideas Festival, San Francisco was ranked ahead of New York, Seattle, Denver and Boston as the top five "greenest" U.S. cities

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