Tourism sector business development

The City of San Francisco coordinates with stakeholder organizations and City Departments to support San Francisco’s tourism and hospitality industry in a comprehensive manner.

Tourism sector stakeholders

We work with City and industry stakeholders to advance a strategy with the following components:

  1. Connecting San Francisco tourism businesses to City resources;
  2. Supporting legislative and policy developments to advance tourism;
  3. Advocating for the development of relevant infrastructure, public realm, and real estate development projects that benefit the tourism and hospitality sector in San Francisco.

City departments

OEWD coordinates with the following City Departments that also directly support the tourism and hospitality sector:


For information and assistance related to the Tourism & Hospitality Sector, contact Laurel Arvanitidis at or 415-554-6471.

Last updated February 22, 2023