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California tourism officials are already upbeat about the number of visitors who head for the Golden State. As it stands, California has the world’s tenth largest travel economy.
At issue is whether the farms can add to their businesses with tourist attractions like what the Arata Pumpkin Farm in Half Moon Bay is doing.
This week’s About the Bay takes a look at San Francisco’s attracting international tourists and those ridiculous-looking Segway tours.
The dancers who own the iconic Lusty Lady strip club hope to make the San Francisco institution another landmark on tourists’ itineraries and distinguish itself from other strip clubs in the area.
More than 245,000 people are expected to descend on the U.S. Open at San Francisco’s Olympic Club Monday, and more than a few of them are expected to walk through the doors of businesses in nearby Daly City.
The City by the Bay has rolled out the red carpet for some unlikely VIP’s. A Kansas couple, who built a large replica of the Golden Gate Bridge, is visiting San Francisco for the first time.
Travel and tourism is San Francisco’s largest industry, generating an estimated $8.5 Billion annually.
After being devastated by the recession, San Francisco’s tourism industry is beginning to turn things around.
Over 16,000 signatures have been turned into San Francisco’s Registrar of Voters from a group trying to preserve Coit Tower, which is well over the number needed to put the issue to voters.