Celebrate Nat'l Travel & Tourism Week in Southern Arizona May 4-12, 2013

Travel and tourism in Arizona brings more than 37 million national and international visitors to our state each year. Those visitors spend over $18 billion throughout the state. In Tucson and Southern Arizona tourism generates nearly $2.6 billion in direct travel spending from over 6.7 million domestic overnight visitors and provides jobs for 21,500 people! Local First Arizona and Visit Tucson invite you to celebrate the power of tourism in Tucson and Southern Arizona.

  • Be a ‘tourist in your own town” and listen to win prizes on radio stations KHYT 107.5 FM & KIIM 99.5 FM
  • Watch for additional chances to win prizes by following and retweeting @VisitTucsonAZ and @LFATucson on Twitter. Use hashtags #NTTW and #TravelMatters.
  • See a complete list of prize donors below and at VisitTucson.org
  • Join us at Visit Tucson's May “First Wednesday” with our own Director Kimber Lanning as guest speaker

Listen to win--May 4-12 Tune in to KHYT 107.5 FM and KIIM 99.5 FM, May 4-12 to win prize packages that encourage local residents to "be a tourist in your own town.” Be sure to follow @VisitTucson on Twitter for additional opportunities to win great prizes!

Learn about Visit Tucson's partnership with Local First Arizona—May 1 Kimber Lanning, founder and Executive Director of Local First Arizona will share the positive economic and environmental impacts of supporting locally owned businesses at the May 1 First Wednesday luncheon at noon at the Arizona Inn, 2200 E Elm St. Kimber will debut the Tucson WeekendZona video, which highlights how great a visit or staycation in Tucson can be. Copies of the Tucson Small Wonders map–a guide to some of Tucson’s best locally owned businesses–will be on hand. To attend this event, register here.

Prize donors 31st El Tour de Tucson Aloft Tucson University Arizona Aerospace Foundation Arizona Experience Store ASARCO Mineral Discovery Center Children’s Museum Tucson Country Inn & Suites by Carlton Tucson City Center DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment Destination Bisbee: 55 Main Gallery, Café Roka, Copper City Inn, Queen Mine Tours Doubletree Suites by Hilton Tucson Airport El Charro Café Embassy Suites Paloma Village Four Points by Sheraton Tucson Airport Fire & Spice restaurant at the Sheraton Tucson Hotel & Suites Gold restaurant at the Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa Got All Your Marbles? Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch Resort Legends Bar & Grill at the Omni Tucson National Resort Madaras Gallery Main Gate Square Monterey Court Studio Galleries & Café Pandora Pastiche Modern Eatery & Wine Shop Quality Inn & Suites Oracle Foothills Radisson Suites Tucson Sam Hughes Inn Sir Veza’s The Fix—Arizona’s Mac n’ Chz Headquarters Tucson Greyhound Park Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa Wyndham Canoa Ranch Resort