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!
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
This Sunday, June 19, brings Juneteenth — the annual commemoration of black history and culture, observed across America. Juneteenth is now a federal holiday, and events are planned all around San Diego to mark the occasion. Among the happenings this year are the annual Juneteenth Freedom Bike Ride hosted by Balboa Park's WorldBeat Center, an SDTA member, in partnership with … [Read more...] about San Diego celebrating the Black community with Juneteenth events
A famed international contest that has been running for almost 30 years, the World Beer Cup is the "most prestigious beer competition in the world." In 2022, out of more than 10,000 competing beers from nearly 2,500 breweries spanning 57 countries, 13 San Diego breweries brought home a collective 17 medals! This is yet another validation of why San Diego continues to be The … [Read more...] about 4 SDTA Members Bring Home World Beer Cup Medals in 2022
Fred Tayco knows San Diego – and when the San Diego County Lodging Association was seeking a new leader recently, the organization knew it had found the right candidate in this local native and longtime public-service and communications pro. Now two months into the job of executive director at the SDCLA – a federation of hotel-motel owners and operators representing some … [Read more...] about Meet Fred Tayco, the new executive director of the San Diego County Lodging Association