Category: Accolades

SDTA congratulations/announcements of promotions, business awards, etc.

Gold Key Award Winners Honored by Tourism Industry






by San Diego Hotel-Motel Association The Thirty-Eighth Annual Gold Key Awards dinner was held February 22 at the Town and Country Resort. Awards were presented to individuals who have made significant contributions to the betterment of the tourism industry. The event…

Best of 2016: Top Stories on Connect Blog

Best of 2016 San Diego Connect






The Connect Blog is your go-to resource for up-to-date information and news about the travel and tourism industry in San Diego, and the activity of the San Diego Tourism Authority and its members and partners. We’ve curated the “Best of…

Welcome New Senior Director of International Marketing






The San Diego Tourism Authority recently hired Phil Hannes as the new Senior Director of International Marketing. Hannes is responsible for overseeing the SDTA’s growing international marketing programs including travel trade development and consumer direct promotions. A 28-year veteran of…

Statements from No on C coalition






The No Downtown/No on C coalition released the following statement on November 9, 2016: “We are pleased, obviously, but it is time to come together and focus on San Diego. Our opposition had nothing to do with the Chargers. It…