The Top City Tourism Agencies Leading the Way on Twitter

20 Oct 2011

written by Sachin Shukla

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How do you stay up to date with what’s happening in your city or the cities you visit? Have you ever checked out the interesting events and guides city tourism agencies post? There’s a lot of great content being produced by official tourism agencies across the globe, and thankfully, many of them have active twitter handles to help you keep up. It turns out that following city tourism agencies on Twitter is a great way to find new things to do in your favorite cities.


We’ve compiled a handy list of all the agencies MyCityWay is currently following. We want to make this list helpful for travelers looking to get the latest information on their next destination. We also want to keep it active and growing, so be sure to tweet @mycityway if you know of a city agency twitter handle that is missing from the list.

Here are just a few examples of what local tourism agencies are doing on Twitter today:

New York City @nycgo
Check out the Imagination Station in Union Square for 31 Days of Halloween presented by SyFy.

London @visitlondonweb
Dine at the top celebrity chef restaurants throughout the city.

Las Vegas @vegas
It’s marathon season, will you run the Rock N’ Roll marathon in Las Vegas?

Hawaii @sharingaloha
Experience the real cuisine of Hawaii on this tasting tour.

San Diego @visitsandiego
Feeling in that SoCal mood? Tune into San Diego’s Official Playlist on Pandora to get you there.

Chicago @explorechicago
Try out some no-risk events at Chicago’s freebies all around town.

Paris @paris_for_you
Get your culture education on track with this guide of to-dos in Paris.

Sinagpore @visitsingapore
Take in the cultural sights with these photos of Singapore.

Berlin @visitberlin
Make sure you open your eyes for the Festival of Lights.

Miami @miamiandbeaches
Get inspired to become sustainable with the Miami Environmental Film Festival.

Philadelphia @visitphilly
Get your tastebuds rockin’ in the City of Brotherly Love with some homegrown hoagies.

Be sure to check out these other city tourism agencies on twitter:
Amsterdam @iamamsterdam
Cleveland @positivelycleve
Toronto @seetorontonow
Vancouver @myvancouver
New Orleans @visitneworleans
Austin @visitaustintx
Portland @travelportland
Houston @visithoustontx
Atlanta @visitatlantaga
Los Angeles @discover_la
San Francisco @onlyinsf
Salt Lake City @visitsaltlake
Montreal @visitmontreal
Boston @bostoninsider
Brussels @visitbrussels

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About the author

A West Virginian by birth, I grew up in New Jersey and now am proud to call myself a New Yorker. I have an unhealthy addiction to cities and love how technology is changing the way we think about cities, which is why I've found myself fortunate enough to work here at MyCityWay! My vision is to create the "crowdsourced city," follow me on twitter if you'd like to chat about it! You can read about it on my blog at sachinshukla.com or on Mashup Citizen at mashupcitizen.com

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