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About Us

Visit California is a non-profit organization with a mission to develop and maintain marketing programs – in partnership with the state’s travel industry – that keep California top-of-mind as a premier travel destination. According to Visit California, travel and tourism expenditures totaled more than $122 billion in 2015 in California, supporting jobs for over 1,000,000 Californians and generating $9.9 billion in state and local tax revenues.


This website and any materials produced by Visit California are created at no expense to taxpayers. Advertisements and content appearing in this website do not constitute an endorsement of products or services by Visit California or the State of California. Information is deemed to be accurate at the time of publication but should be verified in advance.



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Residents of the United States and Canada can also receive travel planning information by calling (877) 225-4367. To contact us by telephone, please dial (916) 444-4429. For issues regarding this website or its content, please email [email protected].


Members of the California tourism industry looking for the latest research, Visit California marketing plans and information on working with Visit California, please visit industry.visitcalifornia.com.


Media professionals looking for story ideas, media information, downloadable images and more, please visit media.visitcalifornia.com.


Travel trade professionals looking for itineraries, information on California training programs, downloadable images and more, please visit traveltrade.visitcalifornia.com.


For questions about advertising on this website, contact:


  • 650-324-5631
  • 650-322-1043 (Fax)


For information regarding meetings of the California Travel and Tourism Commission, visit californiatourism.ca.gov.


Information on Proposed New Regulations