February 2013

One Billion Tourists and Counting!

Barcelona is among the most visited cities in Europe and named one of the best places for international meetings.  The secret La Pedrera might be one of the reasons why...   (read more)

AlliedPRA Named Official San Francisco Corporate Services DMC of the 34th America's Cup

AlliedPRA Northern California has been named the Official San Francisco Destination Management Company, Corporate Services, for the 34th America's Cup to be held in San Francisco, California. The AlliedPRA Northern California team has been commissioned by the America's Cup Event Authority to build client programs, to create unmatched destination experiences for San Francisco's marquee event of the year. As the official DMC, AlliedPRA Northern California was selected based on its staff, experience and high service standards to work directly with the America's Cup team in coordinating the complex corporate and incentive destination programs. AlliedPRA will combine existing America's Cup hospitality opportunities with its own expertise in destination management services to provide full-service, custom packages. The package programs include designing and implementing evening and daytime events, activities, tours, accommodations, transportation and logistics for companies participating in the America's Cup events.

2013 is the "Year of the America's Cup" as the summer of racing begins with the start of the Louis Vuitton Cup (America's Cup Challenger Series) on July 4th and culminates with the America's Cup Finals from September 7-21, 2013. Up to 55 days of racing are scheduled in July through September.

"It is an honor to be selected as the official DMC of America's Cup 2013 and our team is thrilled to showcase our outstanding services and program logistics," shared Liz Keyser, CMP, DMCP, principal of AlliedPRA Northern California. "America's Cup is known throughout the world as the pinnacle of competitive sailing and we are pleased to be a part of this world-class experience."

Denise Dornfeld, President of AlliedPRA North America said: "Our Northern California team is top-notch. They have managed similar high-profile and large-scale sporting events in the past and are excited about working hand-in-hand with the America’s Cup team."


A Fantasy Sports Experience That's Out of this World

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Ready, Set, Hike!

The Super Bowl of Tourism is host to the Super Bowl of Football in 2014!  And the game is not the only hot ticket in town.   (read more)