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4/3/2015
Visit California Partners with The CW Network to Spotlight California’s Amazing National Parks
New Death Valley Episode Premieres Saturday, April 4 at 10:30 A.M. ET Followed by Episodes Featuring Joshua Tree, Santa Monica Mountains and Sequoia National Parks Airing This Spring “Rock the Park,” now a Daytime Emmy nominated adventure show geared towards teens and their entire families...
3/18/2015
Discover Farmers' Markets in California
Juicy heirloom tomatoes and just-picked strawberries. Super-sweet peaches shaped like mini UFOs. Artisanal cheeses, emerald-green olive oils, local wildflower honey—California’s farmers’ markets are culinary adventures. Take advantage of the chance to see, taste and learn about...
3/17/2015
Tourism Supports California’s Top Job Growth
Sacramento, Calif. (March 17, 2015) – Visit California President & CEO Caroline Beteta issued this statement today in response to new job numbers from the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, which show that California led the nation in job growth during 2014. California’s...
3/11/2015
Car-Free in California: People-Powered Experiences Around the Golden State
It almost seems a heresy to say. But it’s true, that right here in the land of the automobile and legendary drives like US Highway 1, where hot rods were born and where driverless cars are being designed, California actually has a car-free side. It’s not so surprising though because as you...
2/23/2015
Visit California Outlook Forum Invites Tourism Industry to “Dream Big”
California tourism industry’s premier annual conference examines opportunities for unprecedented growth with new tourism marketing dollars La Quinta, Calif. – As part of its ongoing work to support California’s thriving tourism industry and attract visitors from around the world,...
2/11/2015
Visit California Now Accepting Submissions for Eureka! Travel Writing Awards 2015
The 2015 Visit California “Eureka! Travel Writing Awards” are now accepting submissions! California-based editorial content decision makers and creators across broadcast, digital and print media platforms are encouraged to enter the competition with a qualifying submission from works...
2/6/2015
2015 Lunar New Year Activities in California
A Chinese cultural thread has long run through California, dating back to the Gold Rush period. This year, Chinese astrology will celebrate the Year of the Goat/Sheep, which means that people who were born in 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003 or 2015 will enjoy an especially healthy and lucky year. Here’s...
2/3/2015
Discover Love in California This Valentine’s Day
Find the Perfect Way to Celebrate Your Forever Love in the Golden State No two couples are exactly alike, which is why California with its diversity of hotels, resorts and spas offers an abundance of special ways to celebrate your unique love this Valentine’s Day. Whether you prefer outdoor...
1/20/2015
Visit California Relaunches Consumer Website
Image-driven resource to inspire travel to the Golden State SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 20, 2015) — Visit California is making its website more inspiring and visually engaging with a complete redesign of its 13 sites in nine languages. The new, fully responsive VisitCalifornia.com leverages...
1/5/2015
Visit California and California Grown Host Governor Brown's Inaugural Reception
SACRAMENTO – Visit California and California Grown will host a “Taste of California” reception to celebrate the historic fourth inauguration of Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. The reception on Monday, Jan. 5, will showcase California-grown food alongside California wines, craft beers...
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