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11/3/2016
Catch the Winter Wave and Hit the Slopes California-Style
Discover new developments and uniquely California winter experiences at resorts across the Golden State SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Nov. 3, 2016) – Catch the Winter Wave to California and “Hang Ten” or “Get Tubed” with unparalleled ski and snowboard experiences available at winter...
10/24/2016
Visit California to Welcome the "Raid Amazones" Event November 12-20, 2016
300 French women will hike, bike and paddle their way through some of Southern California’s wildest terrain as part of the annual adventure race BEVERLY HILLS, CA (October 24, 2016) — Visit California will host the 15th edition of the popular French adventure race, Raid Amazones, November...
10/19/2016
Visit California Reaches New Heights in Toronto
World Famous Climber Kevin Jorgeson Soars to the Top of Toronto’s ROM Crystal (TORONTO, ON) Oct. 19, 2016 – Visit California invites you to dream big on Oct. 26 as California Dreamer and world-famous climber Kevin Jorgeson climbs to the top of the Royal Ontario Museum’s (ROM) Crystal...
6/30/2016
California Welcomes First Sitting President in More Than 50 Years to Yosemite National Park
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 18, 2016) – Visit California President and CEO Caroline Beteta issued the following statement today after attending President Barack Obama’s address in Yosemite Valley. Obama, the first sitting president to visit Yosemite since President John F. Kennedy in 1962, is...
5/26/2016
Visit California Announces Annual Eureka! Award Winners
Travel Writing & Content Creation Competition Awards Grand Prize to Andy Murdock for BBC Travel Feature - “The Trip that Changed National Parks Forever” SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 26, 2016) — A BBC Travel digital feature by Alameda-based travel writer Andy Murdock was named the...
5/2/2016
California Tourism Records Sixth Consecutive Year of Growth, Supports Over 1 Million Jobs and Grows Economy
Sacramento, Calif. (May 2, 2016) – Travelers to the Golden State collectively spent more than $122 billion in 2015, Visit California announced today, proving the travel and tourism industry is continuing to propel California’s economy forward. An annual economic impact report released...
3/17/2016
Road Trip Through Northern California Foodie Favorites
“Top Chef” inspires a Bay Area road trip through San Francisco, Napa Valley and Oakland SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 17, 2016) – Bravo’s “Top Chef” reality-competition series has used California’s cutting-edge cuisine for inspiration in its current 13th season....
3/16/2016
Visit California Debuts New Dream365TV Digital Video Hub
Enjoy the Viewing Experience with New Episodes of California Dream Eater Series SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 16, 2016) – Visit California has officially launched its online video hub, Dream365TV. Home to original and curated videos showcasing the state’s abundance and distinctive lifestyle,...
2/23/2016
Visit California Honors the Travel Industry's Best Marketing Programs at the 2016 Poppy Awards
Winners include Visit Oakland and the San Diego Tourism Authority SAN FRANCISCO (Feb. 23, 2016) – Tonight, Visit California honored tourism destinations and attractions across California for excellence in tourism marketing at the Poppy Awards and Industry Recognition Gala in San Francisco. ...
2/22/2016
Visit California Gathers Leaders From $118 Billion Tourism Industry to Talk Economic Trends and Growth Opportunities
Latest economic findings revealed; Industry looks to the future at premier annual conference SAN FRANCISCO – More than 500 leaders from California’s booming tourism industry are gathering this week in San Francisco for Visit California’s 2016 Outlook Forum. Visit California will...
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