Rick Hud to be Inducted into the MPI-CAC Hall of Fame

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The San Francisco Travel Association, the official tourism marketing organization for the City and County of San Francisco, announced today that Senior Manager-Convention Sales Rick Hud will be inducted into Meeting Professional International-Chicago Area Chapter’s (MPI-CAC) 2012 individual Hall of Fame.

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In San Francisco, a lot can happen in 49 hours

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A world of possibilities await visitors to San Francisco this summer, from navigating the legendary culinary scene, diving into diverse neighborhood festivals, experiencing live music or events to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge.

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San Francisco Travel Association presents Silver Cable Car Award to Armistead Maupin

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At its 102nd Annual Luncheon meeting today, the San Francisco Travel Association presented the Silver Cable Car Award to Armistead Maupin, author of Tales of the City and many other books set in San Francisco.

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U.S. Travel Association’s “Vote Travel” bus tour to stop at San Francisco City Hall

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The U.S. Travel Association’s “Vote Travel” bus tour will stop in San Francisco on Wednesday, April 18 at 9:00 am for a photo opportunity at City Hall. San Francisco Board of Supervisors President David Chiu, Board of Supervisors members and travel industry executives and employees will be present to welcome the bus.

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San Francisco Travel wins Excellence in Tourism Marketing Award

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The San Francisco Travel Association has received the Excellence in Tourism Marketing Award from Visit California, which honored destinations and attractions statewide for outstanding tourism advertising, marketing and public relations programs.

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San Francisco Travel Association releases 2011 economic impact figures

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The San Francisco Travel Association reported today that San Francisco welcomed 16.35 million visitors in 2011, an increase of 2.7 percent from 2010. These visitors spent $8.46 billion in 2011, up 9.8 percent from the previous year.

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Moscone Center Dick Shaff ICCC Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

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Richard "Dick" Shaff, general manager of San Francisco’s Moscone Center and regional vice president for SMG, has been selected as the 2011 recipient of the International Convention Center Conference (ICCC) Lifetime Achievement award from the International Association of Venue Managers, Inc. (IAVM).

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Winner announced in San Francisco Travel video contest for “49 Seconds of San Francisco”

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When the San Francisco Travel Association announced a contest asking, “How would you show what you love about San Francisco in 49 seconds of video?” the answers came in 19 short videos showing both the beloved and the lesser known aspects of the city.

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The “new” Moscone Center emerging in San Francisco two-year, $56 million renovation nearing completion

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As San Francisco’s Moscone Center enters the final phase of its renovation, a “new” convention center is emerging in the North and South buildings.

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