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News & Notes - February 2015


Discover Los Angeles

The list of top destinations on social media for December 2014 was revealed last week by, the largest industry intelligence and marketing platform in travel. Los Angeles Tourism climbed to the top 10 list for overall social media performance as calculated by the Skift team, which uses massive amounts of raw data collected from the four major social media platforms: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube. Los Angeles Tourism joins an impressive list comprised of only one other U.S. city (Philadelphia), three U.S. states (Florida, Colorado and Georgia) as well as the countries of Australia and Argentina. Our fantastic Digital Marketing team continues to be at the forefront of these important mediums as Discover Los Angeles has the most Instagram followers among U.S. cities and was the first U.S. city tourism board to exceed 1 million Facebook likes in 2012. To read the entire list of top destinations on social media click here.

Living room of Hollyhock House

Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House Reopens


Daniel Djang

Following a multimillion-dollar restoration, Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House, an iconic architectural masterpiece in the heart of Barnsdall Park, is celebrating its official reopening on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015.

Palm tree in Santa Monica

A Letter to Boston from L.A.


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Hey Boston, I heard you broke up with Snow the other day. Come out to the West Coast and let’s have some fun in the sun. It's a three-day weekend and the forecast is in the 80s!

dineL.A. Winners Announced


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After another successful dineL.A. Restaurant Week, the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board is pleased to announce the winners of our two dineL.A. giveaways. Congratulations to both winners!

Entrance to The Beverly Hills Hotel

Paul Williams: Architect to the Stars


Wiebke Schuster

A master of styles from English Tudor to Spanish Colonial and the casual California ranch-style, African American architect Paul Revere Williams was the creative force behind many of L.A.'s most iconic landmarks.

Driving down PCH in a convertible

The Guide to Driving in Los Angeles


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Whether it’s your first time in the City of Angels or you’re a frequent visitor, here are some basic driving rules and tips to help you discover Los Angeles.