A Los Angeles businessman was so touched by a plea for American tourists to visit undamaged sections of Japan near the earthquake and tsunami zone that he is organizing a low-cost tour for fellow Angelenos .
Whether its the Hollywood sign, the Walk Of Fame, or the Kodak Theatre, for many people a visit to Tinseltown is the trip of a lifetime.
The number of tourists who visited Los Angeles went up in 2011, a 4.2 percent increase over 2010, and those visitors spent an estimated $15.2 billion.
While the renaissance in downtown Los Angeles continues with all sorts of plans and projects, it’s already a big hit for tourists both from here and abroad.
KFWB 980’s Michael Shappee reports on one of the top sightseeing destinations in Long Beach.
Whether it’s the Queen Mary, the beaches, the dining, the Aquarium, the theaters, or the shopping, there’s so much to do and see in Long Beach.
Even with soaring unemployment and a massive budget deficit, the state of California
continues to have a thriving tourism industry.
Move over, Hollywood: Southern California’s top tourist destination is ready for her close-up.
Officials with the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation say local airports and trade centers will begin feeling the fallout from last month’s devastating quake in coming weeks.
One tourism official warns revenues from Japanese travelers is set to plummet after the devastating quake and tsunami.
The mayor of Tijuana says the violence has subsided and the infamous border town is now open for business.
Analysts predict that for the first time since 2007, Los Angeles County will add more jobs than it loses.
The City of Angels may have to make room for a new nickname: The Comeback Kid.
The city of Long Beach could take a financial hit because of a Carnival cruise ship fire that will keep the vessel out of service until mid-January.
A study shows a proposed 7,200-bed jail near Palm Springs could cost the Coachella Valley tourism industry $91 million.