The Power of Tourism – Tweet Sheet

Share these tweets to promote National Travel and Tourism Week and celebrate The Power of Tourism. When creating your own tweets, be sure to use the hashtags #SanDiegoTourism and #NTTW17.  And below, be sure to thank and include sponsors of the annual meeting in your social media too!

THE POWER OF TOURISM TWEETS

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  • Tweet: There were nearly 35 million visitors to San Diego in 2016; of those, 17.4 million stayed overnight. #SanDiegoTourism #NTTW17There were nearly 35 million visitors to San Diego in 2016 and 17.4 million stayed overnight. #SanDiegoTourism #NTTW17


  • Tweet: 70% of the $10.4 billion spent by visitors in San Diego was spent at businesses other than lodging. #SanDiegoTourism #NTTW1770% of the $10.4 billion spent by visitors in San Diego was spent at businesses other than lodging. #SanDiegoTourism #NTTW17


  • Tweet: More than 184,000 jobs are related to the tourism/hospitality industry including food, lodging, and attractions. #SanDiegoTourism #NTTW17More than 184,000 jobs are related to the tourism/hospitality industry including food, lodging, and attractions. #SanDiegoTourism #NTTW17


  • Tweet: There are more than 61,000 hotel rooms in San Diego, with more scheduled to open in 2017. #SanDiegoTourism #NTTW17There are more than 61,000 hotel rooms in San Diego, with more scheduled to open in 2017. #SanDiegoTourism #NTTW17


  • Tweet: San Diego's Top 5 International Markets: Canada, Mexico, UK, China, and Japan #SanDiegoTourism #NTTW17San Diego’s Top 5 International Markets: Canada, Mexico, UK, China, & Japan #SanDiegoTourism #NTTW17


  • Tweet: $10.4 billion in visitor spending translates to $17.2 billion in regional economic impact! #SanDiegoTourism #NTTW17$10.4 billion in visitor spending translates to $17.2 billion in regional economic impact! #SanDiegoTourism #NTTW17


  • Tweet: Visitor taxes collected help fund local fire, police, roads and infrastructure, and city services! #SanDiegoTourism #NTTW17Visitor taxes collected help fund local fire, police, roads and infrastructure, and city services! #SanDiegoTourism #NTTW17


  • Tweet: $743 million in total visitor taxes generated saves San Diego $463 annually per household. #SanDiegoTourism #NTTW17$743 million in total visitor taxes generated saves San Diegans $463 annually per household. #SanDiegoTourism #NTTW17


  • Tweet: #SanDiegoTourism is a major source of jobs in our region and provides tax revenue essential to local government. #NTTW17#SanDiegoTourism is a major source of jobs in our region and provides tax revenue essential to local government. #NTTW17


  • Tweet: My favorite beach in San Diego is _________________. #SanDiegoTourism #NTTW17My favorite beach in San Diego is _________________. #SanDiegoTourism #NTTW17


SEAWORLD SAN DIEGO

Don’t forget to tweet them and thank them for hosting the event and reception!

  • Tweet: Thank you @SeaWorld San Diego for hosting our annual meeting today! @ClydeSeaWorldSD #SanDiegoTourism #NTTW17Thank you @SeaWorld San Diego for hosting our annual meeting today! @ClydeSeaWorldSD #SanDiegoTourism #NTTW17


While you’re sharing the love, be sure to also thank our sponsors and partners:

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For more research on the why travel matters, visit SanDiego.org/impact.

Find out more about National Travel & Tourism week at USTravel.org.

 

In case you missed it… watch Mayor Kevin Faulconer and Councilmember Barbara Bry present the proclamation to SDTA Board Chairman Ted Molter, SDTA COO Kerri Kapich, and staff from the SDTA.

 

THANKS AGAIN TO ALL OF OUR SPONSORS!

 

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