LOS ANGELES, Calif. (November 1, 2012) – Today’s arrival of a China Airlines flight from Taipei marks the beginning of the U.S. Visa Waiver program for Taiwan and an anticipated 25 percent increase in Taiwanese visitation to Los Angeles, according to officials at the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board (LA Tourism).
Direct from Famous Angelenos, Tips from Local Celebrities about Where to Eat, Shop and Play in LA, Among Innovations in Destination's New Online Resource
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (Oct. 26, 2012) –When in LA, everyone wants to travel like its famous locals. Where do celebrities eat? Where do stars go for fun? What are the trendiest shops, shows and nightclubs?
New hotels and those undergoing significant renovations or expansions are poised to entice visitors to Los Angeles and its surrounding areas. Los Angeles is also a preferred destination for conventions, conferences and special events because of its year-round mild weather and access to world-class entertainment.
The Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board website, www.discoverLosAngeles.com, is where visitors can discover LA attractions and arrange hotels, airlines and dining throughout the LA area. The site provides an LA events calendar that lists sporting events, concerts and museum exhibits.
LOS ANGELES -- Southern California has unmatched pedigree when it comes to its place in space-exploration history. From serving as a veritable assembly line for many of NASA's most notable spacecraft (all of the space shuttles were assembled here) to being the birthplace of space pioneers such as astronaut Sally Ride to continuing to be home base to ambitious space-travel companies like SpaceX, Southern California has been essential in enabling both that "one small step for man" and that "one giant leap for mankind."
Most visitors know LA’s flagship museums — the Getty, LACMA, MOCA and more — but LA’s other museums (102 others at last count!) offer equally rewarding experiences for adventurous and curious travelers eager to witness the wealth of exhibitions spanning time and place that LA has to offer. Here is a sampling of a few jaw-dropping options.