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Visit California’s global offices distribute press releases on an ongoing basis. Read about the latest consumer promotions, industry developments, statewide tourism initiatives and more.

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Visit California and Caltrans Partner to Ensure Safe Access to the Golden State’s Many Ski Resorts this Season
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Dec. 22, 2016) – Winter resorts throughout California are open for business, welcoming skiers and snowboarders to experience the state’s dazzling mountain vistas and adrenaline-pumping runs. Visit California is happy to partner with the California Department of Transportation...
California Celebrates Milestones and Major Openings in 2017
From unique anniversaries to new hotels and attractions, the new year is looking bright for the Golden State SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Dec. 20, 2016) – As California prepares to enter the new year, the state’s tourism industry is announcing major openings and special milestones that make 2017...
California Kicks Off 2017 with Seventh Annual California Restaurant Month
A month-long celebration of food and dining experiences with exclusive discounts and experiences across the Golden State  SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Dec. 19, 2016) – The Golden State invites visitors to start off the new year by exploring its culinary bounty during the seventh Annual California...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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