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February 2017 – Sales & Marketing Highlights

Below are some of the sales & marketing highlights from various departments during the month of February 2017. SALES & MARKETING HIGHLIGHTS Special events in February focused on the whale watching season, Valentine’s Day and Mardi Gras. CONSUMER MARKETING Most…

January 2017 – Sales & Marketing Highlights

Below are some of the sales & marketing highlights from various departments during the month of January 2017. SALES & MARKETING HIGHLIGHTS Special events in January focused on the whale watching season, Restaurant Week and Farmers Insurance Open. CONSUMER MARKETING…

Big Numbers in 2016 for San Diego

With an updated ad campaign, big name sporting events and other popular draws, San Diego’s tourism economy should continue to shine in 2017. A record 35 million people visited San Diego last year, according to the San Diego Tourism Authority…

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…