Laurie Armstrong, director of media relations, US and Canada, for the San Francisco Travel Association was named a Marco Polo member by the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) at their annual convention in Indianapolis last week.
The San Francisco Travel Association has received the 2012 Destiny Award from the U.S. Travel Association for best Full Marketing Campaign.
After four years of dedication and daily posts, the San Francisco Travel Association has surpassed 500,000 “likes” or “fans” on the Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/onlyinSF, titled “San Francisco – The Official Guide."
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.