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California Is 10th Most Impacted By Pandemic-Driven Travel Restrictions

California Is 10th Most Impacted By Pandemic-Driven Travel Restrictions

Mike LaFirenza The spread of COVID-19’s Delta variant has been a significant step backward in the U.S.’s efforts to fight off the coronavirus pandemic. Cases and hospitalizations reached their highest levels since last winter and could rise again this winter, with large portions of the population still unvaccinated and fall’s cooler temperatures and indoor gatherings […]

Airports In The U.S. West Dealing With Shortage Of Jet Fuel

Airports In The U.S. West Dealing With Shortage Of Jet Fuel

Bethany Blankley | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Airports throughout the West are experiencing a shortage of jet fuel complicated by supply chain issues and a need for firefighting aircraft to battle raging wildfires in several states. State and federal lawmakers in Nevada say they are investigating a possible shortage of jet fuel […]

Make Magical Road Trip Memories in Ventura

Make Magical Road Trip Memories in Ventura

Why is Ventura the perfect road trip stop? Well for one thing, in these times a road trip anywhere might be the best medicine possible. For another, Ventura is in California, and if there’s a better road trip state than California, well, we’ll eat your wheels. A California road trip stuns you, beguiles you, seduces you, makes your […]

Tourism Continued to Support Oxnard’s Economy in 2018 Travel Industry Thrives in Oxnard/Ventura County and Across California

Tourism Continued to Support Oxnard’s Economy in 2018 Travel Industry Thrives in Oxnard/Ventura County and Across California

Oxnard Convention & Visitors Bureau   Oxnard, CA – May 6, 2019 – Oxnard and Ventura County continued to thrive from visitor spending in 2018.  According to Dean Runyan Associates, visitor spending in Ventura County reached $1,801.9 million and supported 17,360 jobs, a 5.3% and 3.2% boost from last year, respectively.  This growth highlights the […]

Camarillo Tourism Organization Unveils New Website

Camarillo Tourism Organization Unveils New Website

CAMARILLO, CALIF –The Camarillo Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), a destination marketing organization for the City of Camarillo, is pleased to announce the launch of its newly redesigned tourism website at VisitCamarillo.com. The new website features a modern clean design, high-quality video production and improved functionality to highlight all there is to see and do […]

Camarillo Old Town Association’s 5th Annual Wine Walk Celebrates Downtown and Local Businesses 9-30-18

Camarillo Old Town Association’s 5th Annual Wine Walk Celebrates Downtown and Local Businesses 9-30-18

Camarillo, CA: On Sunday, September 30, 2018, from 1:00 – 4:00 PM, Camarillo Old Town Association (COTA) is having its 5th Annual Wine Walk in historic downtown Camarillo, California. More than 25 local business stops, up and down Ventura Boulevard, will provide dining, entertainment, and shopping with live music, art, food, beer, craft beers, and […]

Visit Ventura | Driving the Economy Through Tourism

Visit Ventura | Driving the Economy Through Tourism

Visit Ventura proudly presents their third annual end of year video depicting a summary of their efforts through FY17/18. It has been an unforgettable year filled with resiliency and commit that resulted in a 3.3% increase in Transient Occupancy Tax year over year notwithstanding impacts from what was at the time the largest wildlife in California’s modern […]

Northern California fires may hammer tourism, add to housing crisis

Northern California fires may hammer tourism, add to housing crisis

by Chris Reed The deadly and massively destructive wildfires now in their second week of ravaging Northern California’s wine country are likely to have lengthy negative effects on the region’s economy. But it could also exacerbate perhaps its most pressing social problem – housing costs so high they leave even some middle-class families living paycheck to paycheck. […]

Santa Paula Tourism Plan 2025

Santa Paula Tourism Plan 2025

By Sheryl Hamlin A graduate class (CSUN RTM 580 Tourism Policy & Planning Spring 2017) at California State University Northridge (CSUN) chose Santa Paula as the case study for their class project. Starting in January 2017, the team analyzed the area’s strengths and weaknesses, created and analyzed a survey, and recommended a course of action […]

Ventura Visitors and Convention Bureau’s New Hire

Ventura Visitors and Convention Bureau’s New Hire

Ventura Visitors and Convention Bureau (VVCB) has hired Fiorella Calderoni as their new Communications Coordinator replacing Suzanne Baird. The VVCB Board and Staff have thoroughly enjoyed working with Suzanne over the past two years, but a unique opportunity has arisen for her family that is taking her out of the area. Marlyss Auster, VVCB Executive […]

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