Friday, October 22, 2021

Hospitality & Tourism News

City Tax Revenues Decline

The City of Santa Barbara received $5.6 million in sales tax revenue during the quarter ended December 31, 2020, which is 12.6% below the same quarter last year. This decline is largely a result of reduced economic activity due to the COVID-19 pandemic and related response, which has affected...

Four Seasons Biltmore Closed Indefinitely

One of Montecito's five-star hotel resorts has announced on its website that it will remain closed until further notice. Meaning, while they're not going out of business they don't know when they will open. The hotel has been using...

Southwest Airlines Adds Service to Santa Barbara Airport

Southwest Airlines, the largest 'no-frills" airline in the country, announced today it will begin service to and from Santa Barbara Airport beginning in April 2021. The airline will have direct, non-stop flights daily to and from Denver, Las Vegas,...