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Visit California Positions Itself as the Birthplace of Modern Luxury Travel

Visit California Positions Itself as the Birthplace of Modern Luxury Travel

Greg Oates, Skift

Visit California developed an integrated research and content framework to support its travel and media partners' ability to better engage luxury consumers than it can do alone on its own brand.com website and paid marketing platforms.

22 hours ago

Silicon Valley Has an Unofficial Nerd Heritage Trail for Tech Tourists

Silicon Valley Has an Unofficial Nerd Heritage Trail for Tech Tourists

Michael Liedtke, Associated Press

It's like a Star Maps for computer science majors.

3 months ago

Interview: Visit California CEO on the Rise of Food Tourism Video

Interview: Visit California CEO on the Rise of Food Tourism Video

Greg Oates, Skift

Visit California's video content strategy around food tourism incorporates multiple channels targeting different guest profiles.

6 months ago

Lyft Has a Multi-Million Dollar Labor Issue That Uber Would Understand

Lyft Has a Multi-Million Dollar Labor Issue That Uber Would Understand

Joel Rosenblatt, Bloomberg

Lyft sought to settle its legal issues with drivers by paying each one in California an average of $53, and that was an amount that the judge found to be grossly insufficient.

8 months ago

Los Angeles’ Wage Hike Has Not Been the Disaster Hotels Feared

Los Angeles’ Wage Hike Has Not Been the Disaster Hotels Feared

Alex Dobuzinskis, Reuters

This is only a small test of what could happen, but it's a promising sign for many hospitality workers.

8 months ago

The Future of Lyft’s Peace Pact with Drivers Depends on a Judge’s Decision

The Future of Lyft’s Peace Pact with Drivers Depends on a Judge’s Decision

Joel Rosenblatt, Bloomberg

The outcome of Lyft's settlement with California drivers could have serious implications for how sharing economy companies treat their employees.

9 months ago

SeaWorld Says California Agency Wrong to Ban Killer Whales Breeding

SeaWorld Says California Agency Wrong to Ban Killer Whales Breeding

Associated Press

SeaWorld hasn't had a banner year and it's clear the world doesn't want to see more whales suffer. People want the whales already in captivity to enjoy more freedom, if that's possible in a tank.

11 months ago

The Strategy Behind Los Angeles Tourism’s New Meeting Planner Site

The Strategy Behind Los Angeles Tourism’s New Meeting Planner Site

Greg Oates, Skift

At last, a U.S. tourism bureau has developed its digital meetings content and user interface on par with the best leisure content/UI available out there.

1 year ago

Las Vegas to Southern California Train Leaps Small Hurdles

Las Vegas to Southern California Train Leaps Small Hurdles

Michelle Rindels, Associated Press

We support anything that promises to make California's constant nightmare-traffic less miserable.

1 year ago

Extreme Weather in California Brings Early Ski Season

Extreme Weather in California Brings Early Ski Season

Kristin J. Bender, Associated Press

Global climate change is bringing with it uncertainty at the extremes, whether it be arctic tours or ski vacations.

1 year ago

The U.S. States Seeing Largest Increases to Their Tourism Budgets

The U.S. States Seeing Largest Increases to Their Tourism Budgets

Dan Peltier, Skift

The most visited states such as Florida, California, and New York still have the largest budgets but some of the states seeing their budgets receive the highest percent increases aren't iconic American destinations.

1 year ago

Uber Driver Is an Employee Rules California Agency in Blow to On-Demand Economy

Uber Driver Is an Employee Rules California Agency in Blow to On-Demand Economy

Heather Somerville, Reuters

While drivers have a level of freedom that they may not have in most employee-employer relationship, Uber has much more power over their livelihoods than any traditional freelance role would allow.

1 year ago