San Francisco tourism

The Cliff House Restaurant perched above Ocean Beach. (Cliff House)

San Francisco’s Cliff House Reopens With Park Service Blessing

San Francisco’s iconic Cliff House restaurant reopened Saturday despite the federal government shutdown, this time with the blessing of the National Park Service.


Tourists pose for a photo in front of the Golden Gate Bridge on May 25, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

About The Bay: San Francisco Tourism Booming

This week’s About the Bay takes a look at San Francisco’s attracting international tourists and those ridiculous-looking Segway tours.


View of the Golden Gate Bridge. (John G. Mabanglo/AFP/Getty Images)

About The Bay: San Francisco Tourism Officials Count On Locals For Help

Travel Pow Wow will bring an estimated 5,000 international travel professionals and writers to San Francisco May 21 – 25, potentially generating $350 million for San Francisco over the next few years.


2010 World Series Tickets (AP)

Giants Success Also A Boon For San Francisco Tourism

The San Francisco Giants winning season is expected to have made a huge impact on the local economy.


Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco (AP)

San Francisco Tourism Industry Applauds Hotel Tax Defeat

The city’s largest source of business revenue would have suffered if voters had agreed to raise the hotel tax, said the head of the San Francisco’s leading tourism industry group.


San Francisco's Spike in Summer Tourists

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)_ There has been a spike in tourism in San Francisco this summer. Hotel occupancy rates are up nearly eight percent compared to this time last year.