September 24, 2023
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Santa Barbara tourism comeback underway


Tourists and Santa Barbara residents at Stearns Wharf in June. (Eric Isaacs photo) The pandemic cost the Santa Barbara region more than $170 million in lost hotel rooms, but tourism is bounding back throughout the Central Coast. At the Visit Santa Barbara annual general meeting, CEO Kathy Janega-Dykes spoke to the impact the pandemic had…


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