Designed to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in the local tourism industry, the San Diego Tourism Authority’s Tourism Accelerator program provides free SDTA membership, mentoring, education and networking opportunities to businesses owned by people of color, women, veterans and those who identify as LGBTQIA+. We are thrilled to introduce Hey Sugar!, a member of … [Read more...] about Meet SDTA Tourism Accelerator Member Hey Sugar!
MemberNet, the versatile SDTA member portal, will elevate your San Diego experience to new heights! As valued members of San Diego Connect, you have access to this valuable platform, which allows you to showcase your business, events and special offers on the official San Diego tourism website, sandiego.org. What is MemberNet? MemberNet is your exclusive … [Read more...] about Discover the Power of MemberNet
The San Diego Tourism Authority, together with Board of Supervisors Chair Nora Vargas, Mayor Todd Gloria, and leaders of the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance, celebrated the first day of summer with a press conference at the San Diego Zoo, previewing this year's top tourism offerings and the unveiling of SDTA's new report, Unpacking the Power of Tourism: Discovering the Hidden … [Read more...] about Unpacking the Power of Tourism in San Diego
Less than two years after it opened, the showplace restaurant at Balboa Park's Mingei International Museum has achieved a coveted culinary distinction: A place in the Michelin California restaurant guide. Mingei's ARTIFACT, whose cooking draws on global traditions and heirloom ingredients, sits among 10 California restaurants added to the guide this week as "new … [Read more...] about Mingei Museum’s ARTIFACT restaurant wins a spot in prestigious Michelin California Guide
Recent Performance Lodging performance has been a mixed bag so far in 2023. After a strong January and February, room night demand has drifted modestly below 2022 and 2019 levels since the first week of March. Earlier in the recovery, slower room night sales were attributable entirely to weaker corporate and international travel, while domestic leisure travel led the … [Read more...] about A Look into San Diego’s 2023 Lodging Performance and Forecasts