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Overhead view of San Antonio River Walk

photo collageWelcome to the San Antonio Tourism Public Improvement District (SATPID)

The Visitor Industry is a key economic generator for San Antonio with a $15.2 billion annual economic impact to the San Antonio metro area.  San Antonio hosts approximately 31 million visitors annually to Bexar County and 37 million to the region.  Additionally, San Antonio’s hospitality industry provides for more than 140,000 local jobs and enhances the quality of life for both visitors and residents through economic growth, contributions to Arts and Historical Preservation efforts, and tax contributions to local and regional government agencies.

In order to help advance San Antonio as a premier U.S. destination, various industry and community partners including the City of San AntonioSan Antonio Hotel & Lodging AssociationTexas Hotel Lodging Association and Visit San Antonio worked together to implement a new Public Improvement District. Hotels in San Antonio city limits with 100 rooms or more pay a 1.25% assessment on occupied rooms for the purpose of generating funds to market and promote San Antonio as a convention and tourism destination. To learn more about the SATPID click here.