Four industry leaders have been elected to serve on the FY 2017 San Diego Tourism Authority Board of Directors. Their two three-year terms will commence on July 1, 2016 and end on June 30, 2022. The SDTA Board of Directors consists of 30 Members which includes 15 accommodations Members and 15 industry/non-industry Members. We look forward to their leadership and insight in … [Read more...] about SDTA Welcomes New Board Members
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With Conan O’Brien returning to San Diego for four live shows from Comic-Con International, the SDTA welcomed Conan to San Diego in style. We gathered a few San Diego necessities – including local craft beer, some locally-made home goods, beach gear, and an entire gallon of sunscreen – into a gift basket to present to the late night host. Throw in 100 donuts (many decorated to … [Read more...] about Conan O’Brien Enjoys San Diego, Donuts, and more!
by San Diego History Center: The film, Balboa Park: The Jewel of San Diego, a film presented by the San Diego History Center, has won an EMMY® Award by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Pacific Southwest Chapter in the category of Historical/Cultural Program or Special. The 30-minute film received the honor during ceremonies June 11, 2016 held in Palm … [Read more...] about BALBOA PARK FILM RECEIVES EMMY® AWARD
A beautiful day, a gorgeous park, and two phones created a great foundation for team building success. Every June, my company reaches the end of its fiscal year. There are bills to submit, goals to reconcile, and plans to develop for the upcoming year. And each year, I find myself scrambling to close out the past and start anew with a fresh outlook and team … [Read more...] about Urban Adventure Quest – Balboa Park
The Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina celebrated the opening of their new convention space with a ribbon cutting ceremony and unveiling on June 28, 2016. The event drew industry leaders, hospitality partners, and VIP guests. Mayor Kevin Faulconer, Port Commissioner Marshal Merrifield, and Marriott Marquis GM Tuni Kyi spoke to invited guests about the value of the space in … [Read more...] about Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina Expands Convention Space