Facts & Learning

Get to know California better and tap into our abundance of fact-checking resources. Learn the basic facts about the Golden State—population, geography, climate, etc.—and uncover fascinating facts and trivia. Our Region Profiles will acquaint you with California’s 12 tourism regions and provide local tourism board contacts. And, our Research department provides extensive and detailed reports and statistics on visitation from all key international markets, tourism spending and ROI studies.

The Facts

Access basic facts, offbeat trivia and California claims to fame.

Region Profiles

Peruse regional profiles, maps, facts and contacts

Region Profiles

Research & Statistics

View official research, reports and statistics.

California Webinars

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Research & Statistics California Webinars

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Welcome Centers

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Ryan Becker
Vice President of Communications
Tel: (916) 319-5403

Jennifer Sweeney
Director of Public Relations
Tel: (916) 233-0255
Kristen Bonilla
Public Relations Manager, U.S. & Canada
Tel: (916) 319-5421

Lindsey Guinn
International Public Relations Manager
Tel: (916) 233-0303

Molly Okumura
Media Relations Coordinator
Tel: (916) 233-0277
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