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Jul 30, 2014, 16:19 ET
News Alert: Tina Brown’s Women in the World Texas to feature Gloria Steinem, Diane von Furstenberg, Eva Longoria and Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe from Uganda (PRNewsFoto/San Antonio Convention & Visitor)

News Alert: Tina Brown's Women in the World Texas to feature Gloria Steinem, Diane von Furstenberg, Eva Longoria and Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe from Uganda

Women in the World is taking its signature live event on the road to the Lone Star State. Tina Brown will co-host the October 22 event in San...

May 29, 2014, 13:00 ET
San Antonio is the place for kids this summer during Kidcation Week, August 8 - 17 (www.KidcationWeek.com). During this special week, the city rolls out the red carpet for its youngest visitors, transforming into a citywide playground. Kidcation Week allows families to create lifelong memories and have one last summer hurrah.  (PRNewsFoto/San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau)

San Antonio's Kidcation Week Is Where Families Go to Make Memories

 San Antonio is the place for kids this summer during Kidcation Week, August 8 – 17 (www.KidcationWeek.com). During this special week,...

Apr 09, 2014, 18:22 ET
San Antonio kicks off Fiesta with 18 days of culture, charity and fun. With 100 events, 52 stages, 35 concerts, 33 food events and 14 parades, Fiesta has something for every visitor.  (PRNewsFoto/San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau)

Fiesta San Antonio Kicks Off With 18 Days of Culture, Charity and Fun

On April 10, the streets of San Antonio will begin to fill with music, confetti and fun for Fiesta® San Antonio. This year, the 123-year-old...

Feb 13, 2014, 11:33 ET
San Antonio transforms into the "City of Yellow Roses" Feb 7-16. One of America's most romantic cities offers Valentine's specials, activities and packages at CityofYellowRoses.com.  (PRNewsFoto/San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau)

San Antonio Transforms into the "City of Yellow Roses"

 Valentine's Week (February 7-16) in San Antonio is more romantic than ever as the destination transforms into the "City of Yellow Roses."...

Oct 05, 2013, 08:00 ET

San Antonio's River Walk Expansion Leads Nation in Urban Ecosystem Restoration

Breathing life back into the river that inspired one of America's most culturally rich destinations Famed for iconic history and a bold and...

Jun 24, 2013, 15:49 ET
San Antonio is packed with family fun this summer, with the highlight being the first-ever Kidcation Week, August 12 - 18. With over 60 events and hotel, attraction and restaurant deals, Kidcation Week is the perfect opportunity for families to have one last summer hurrah before school starts. Learn more at KidcationWeek.com.  (PRNewsFoto/San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau)

San Antonio's First-ever Kidcation Week Is The Place to Be This Summer

 This summer, San Antonio turns into a citywide playground for kids and families with the city's first-ever Kidcation Week, August 12-18....

Feb 20, 2013, 20:45 ET
Fiesta San Antonio is 11 days with more than 100 events including 11 parades! Come participate in one of the nation's most colorful and cultural experiences during Fiesta San Antonio - April 18-28. Go to visitsanantonio.com to plan your Fiesta vacation.  (PRNewsFoto/San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau)

Celebrate San Antonio's Rich History, Culture and Heritage at Fiesta San Antonio

Annual Citywide Event Provides 11 Days of Fun  It's almost Fiesta time! Fiesta San Antonio, the annual 11-day celebration of San...

Feb 12, 2013, 10:58 ET
Valentine's Week in San Antonio is more romantic than ever as the destination transforms into the "City of Yellow Roses." Hundreds of yellow flowers line the River Walk, while hotels packages, attraction specials and menus from top restaurants set the scene. Romance specials themed around San Antonio's legendary yellow rose are available at CityOfYellowRoses.com.  (PRNewsFoto/San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau)

San Antonio Transforms into "City of Yellow Roses"

One of America's Most Romantic City Offers Valentine's Specials, Activities and Packages Valentine's Week (February 8-17) in San Antonio is...

Dec 11, 2012, 18:33 ET
Thousands of lights illuminate the San Antonio River Walk holiday display.  (PRNewsFoto/San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau)

Make your holiday season memorable in San Antonio

What's better than relishing in the holiday season? Doing it in San Antonio, where only the very best of the holiday is offered in the spirit of...

Apr 17, 2012, 16:18 ET
Fiesta San Antonio kicks off this Thursday, April 19, 2012 with 11 days of parades, carnivals, art fairs, concerts and amazing food, making this internationally attended festival the ideal time to enjoy San Antonio's spectacular culture.  (PRNewsFoto/San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau)

Fiesta San Antonio! 11 Days, Over 100 Events in one of the Nation's Most Cultural Cities

 It's time for Fiesta San Antonio (April 19-29)!  This Thursday kicks off the celebration of San Antonio's rich history and culture with...

Feb 09, 2011, 14:13 ET

Alamo ehrt Europäer, welche in der berühmten Amerikanischen Schlacht von 1836 gekämpft haben

- 175ter Jahrestag erinnert an Alamo in San Antonio, Texas Von den 189 mutigen Kämpfern in einer der berühmtesten...

Feb 09, 2011, 14:13 ET

Alamo honore les européens qui se sont battus dans la fameuse bataille américaine de 1836

- Le 175e anniversaire de l'Alamo commémoré à San Antonio au Texas Sur les 189 braves défendeurs lors de l'une des...

Feb 08, 2011, 15:56 ET

Join San Antonio in Honoring the 175th Anniversary of the Battle of the Alamo

San Antonio invites visitors to "Remember the Anniversary" during the 175th Anniversary of the Battle of the Alamo.  This milestone begins...

Jul 20, 2010, 07:00 ET

Where to Eat, Pray, Love in San Antonio

This summer, San Antonio invites visitors to experience their very own "Eat, Pray, Love" travel adventure – all within one city. Where to...

Feb 02, 2010, 16:05 ET

San Antonio Debuts the 'Great American Date Night'

This February, San Antonio brings back the 'Great American Date Night' with a whirlwind of romantic giveaways For too many, date nights have...

Jun 01, 2009, 13:14 ET

Photos: San Antonio Welcomes Summer Travelers to Experience Newly Opened, Expanded River Walk

The popular Texas attraction nearly doubles in size, offering visitors twice the fun! This weekend, San Antonio unveiled a much-anticipated...

Feb 13, 2008, 00:00 ET

Great American City San Antonio Unveils Rebranding: San Antonio. Deep. In The Heart.

SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, historic and colorful San Antonio unveiled a new positioning for the city -- "San Antonio. Deep. In...

Aug 19, 2002, 01:00 ET

San Antonio New World Wine and Food Festival to Unite Cuisine, Cultures of The Americas

SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Marrying the fine cuisine and wines of the Western Hemisphere with the traditional Latin American...

Jul 23, 2002, 01:00 ET

San Antonio to Shine as Home to Dallas Cowboys Training Camp

SAN ANTONIO, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Visitors looking for something new and different to do in popular San Antonio this summer can enjoy exciting...

Jul 03, 2002, 01:00 ET

San Antonio Ready for July 4th Holiday Visitors; Despite Recent Rains, Tourism Industry Says 'We're Open for Business'

SAN ANTONIO, July 3 /PRNewswire/ -- As Texas' number one visitor destination heads into the popular Fourth of July weekend, the local Convention...