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Visit San Antonio: San Antonio in the News, January 2019

January 25, 2019

The Communications Department recorded $1,929,785 in outer-market earned media value and 47,383,005 Impact Impressions for December.   Read more


Visit San Antonio: Communications, January 2019

January 25, 2019

Though the holiday season cut into media coverage and activities, it was a busy and strong month for the Visit San Antonio Communications team.   Read more


Visit San Antonio: Tourism Development, January 2019

January 25, 2019

As a part of the ongoing consolidation in the receptive market over the past two years, Hotelbeds Group acquired GTA and Tourico Holidays, making it the world’s largest bed bank.    Read more


Visit San Antonio: Marketing, January 2019

January 25, 2019

Numerous marketing efforts pushed awareness and visitation during the holidays. A Holiday co-op program from Nov. 13-Dec. 31 generated more than 11 million impressions and more than 63,000 clicks, for a click-through rate (CTR) of 0.57 percent.   Read more


Visit San Antonio: Legislative Affairs, January 2019

January 25, 2019

Session kicked off on Jan. 8 with much pomp and circumstance. Dennis Bonnen was unanimously voted in as the new Speaker of the House.   Read more


Visit San Antonio: Destination Sales & Experience, January 2019

January 25, 2019

The Destination Group Sales Division confirmed 76,625 total room nights in December.  This production includes the NCAA’s Women’s Final Four basketball championship, which will bring in more than 15,000 total room nights for April 2021.    Read more


Visit San Antonio: Marketing, December 2018

January 4, 2019

The new VisitSanAntonio.com officially launched on Nov. 30 at Visit San Antonio’s Annual Meeting. The website is visually driven, with large, new branding images and partner images prominent throughout the site.   Read more


Visit San Antonio: Tourism Development, December 2018

January 4, 2019

Staff hosted the Texas Travel Industry Association’s (TTIA) annual Study Tour. This year’s tour covered South Texas and the Gulf Coast Region, which included traveling to 16 cities over a five-day period.   Read more


Visit San Antonio: Destination Sales & Experience, December 2018

January 4, 2019

The transition from the city into a privatized DMO has allowed us to expand our scope of work and broaden the horizons to create new and improved business strategies.  Some changes in our structure were immediate, while other opportunities have developed and evolved over the past two years.   Read more


Visit San Antonio: Legislative Affairs, December 2018

January 4, 2019

We are anticipating the 86th Legislative Session that will begin Jan. 8. After the November elections, we haven’t found much of an appetite for the return of what was labeled the “bathroom bill.” Both Governor Abbott and Lt. Gov. Patrick have indicated that issue is not on their agendas.   Read more