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Sunnier Days Ahead for 2021!

Jan14
Sunnier Days Ahead for 2021! Most of us in the event industry follow trends and often see events specific to these trends and/or themes created around them.  So, what does Pantone’s color of the year forecast for 2021?  Well, Pantone’s two selections this year- Illuminating Yellow and Ultimate Grey reflect

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Southwest Airlines Makes its Debut in Santa Barbara

Dec22
Southwest Airlines Making their Debut into Santa Barbara   Southwest Airlines announced last week that it intends to serve Santa Barbara Airport (SBA) beginning the second quarter of 2021.  This is great news for Santa Barbara, tourism, and corporate industries!  Even though the timing may seem unexpected, this announcement could

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Local Gift Ideas.. Santa Barbara Style

Dec16
Last-Minute Gift Ideas: Santa Barbara’s Artisanal Gift Guide For those of us still waiting to find that unique gift for that special someone on our list, you might still be looking!  I know we have all been frantically shopping online, but there are opportunities to shop in your own backyard.  Supporting

Destination Spotlight: Napa Valley

Dec02
Destination Spotlight: Napa   Greetings, we hope you all had a safe and pleasant Thanksgiving, and finding safe ways to get into the spirit for the festive holiday season upon us. This week’s spotlight is on Napa Valley and the abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities and holiday happenings you can

Huntington Beach Spotlight: Paséa Hotel & Spa

Nov18
Destination Spotlight Huntington Beach: Paséa Hotel & Spa This week features one of our favorite destinations in Southern California, Huntington Beach and the Paséa Hotel and Spa! With 250 guestrooms, a modern style, yet coastal comfort the Paséa offers amenities such as oceanfront rooms, an outdoor pool, “safe and sound” balcony live

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Celebrating the Meaning of Veteran’s Day

Nov11
Saluting our Veterans  Most of us appreciate Veteran’s Day because it is a day off work, school, etc.  However, have you ever stopped to truly reflect on the meaning behind the celebration?  If you have served or know someone who has, then you likely have- and honor this day.  For

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Santa Barbara Destination Focus – Unique Solutions for Smaller Meetings & Events

Nov04
Santa Barbara Destination Focus – Unique Solutions for Smaller Meetings & Events  As the opportunity to begin planning smaller-scale meetings and events approaches, the task of looking for a unique, appropriate and safe venue for your meeting might be challenging. Fortunately, there are many opportunities for indoor and outdoor socially distant meeting and event locations and

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Ghostly Halloween Fun in 2020

Oct29
Creativity for Halloween in 2020 Like many other things, Halloween will look different this year, but let’s not be tricked out of a fun time to show off our costumes or to celebrate the Spooktacular holiday! Now let’s take a look at how Halloween first began. The Halloween tradition originated