Join Visit Tucson
Stretch your marketing dollars further by reaching visitors when planning their trip and during their stay.
Why Partner with Visit Tucson?
Showcase your business or organization on our website, used annually by more than 1 million unique visitors to plan vacations, meetings, and relocation in Tucson and Southern Arizona. Partners receive benefits like:
Enhanced website listings on VisitTucson.org - Your business listing takes the form of a mini web page and promotes you to leisure visitors, convention attendees, and residents. Depending on your partnership level, your listing can include a description, photos, logo, website link, social media channel links, Google map, and a three-minute YouTube video. Partners can quickly and easily keep their listings updated via our Partner Extranet.
Enhanced website listings on our Spanish language Vamos á Tucson website and Mexico visitor center promotion - Reach visitors from Mexico who spend more than $1 billion annually in Tucson and Southern Arizona. Visit Tucson's Vamos á Tucson website includes partner listings in specific interest categories to assist Spanish-speaking visitors with information on metro Tucson’s accommodations, dining, shopping, and attractions. Our Hermosillo and Ciudad Obregon, Mexico Visitor Centers promote visitation to Tucson and assist in making reservations and creating itineraries featuring Visit Tucson partner businesses.
Offer your coupons and deals - Submit your promotion and we will not only feature it on our website and your listing, but also make it available to meetings and event planners that have booked their meeting in Tucson. Post an offer to drive business to your location.
Receive qualified referrals from our call-in information center and the Southern Arizona Heritage & Visitor Center. We assist more than 34,000 individuals each year either in person or by phone and email. We also operate two visitor centers in Mexico. Your business can be referred by Visit Tucson staff who promote your goods and services to visitors, residents, convention planners, group tour operators, sports planners, film production crews and more. Keep us informed about your specials and seasonal offerings to make the most out of this benefit.
Convention Calendar Access
View a complete list of upcoming conventions, meetings, sports events, and tour groups to promote your product or service by contacting the planner directly. When a meeting is booked, the calendar is updated giving you real-time access. Partners have visibility to projected room nights, projected attendance, and hotel headquarters for groups coming to our area. Access the convention calendar via the Partner Extranet portal.
Valuable business contacts and industry insider information - Visit Tucson's networking events put you in touch with key colleagues in Tucson's hospitality and tourism industry. As the #1 tourism connection in our community, Visit Tucson partnership can help you create new business and garner new marketing tools. Partners have access to discounted tickets for our quarterly Tucson Tourism Trends breakfasts, our Annual Meeting, and our Meet and See mixers designed to bring you together with your industry colleagues.
Training - The training and educational opportunities Visit Tucson offers, are some of the most valuable benefits of your Visit Tucson partnership. Our educational seminars feature "how-to" topics specifically for businesses and organizations interested in gaining new techniques for reaching Tucson-area visitors, meeting planners, and sports groups. Meet your tourism colleagues, learn about the industry, and enhance your business. Mulitple trainings are offered throughout the year. Check our Training & Events calendar for more information.
Partner orientations - Introduce yourself to Visit Tucson department directors and learn about our current destination marketing efforts. Get the details on participating in unique marketing targeted to specific audiences.
Identify your business as a Visit Tucson partner - Display the Visit Tucson "Partner" logo on your window, brochure, vehicle, or website. Identifying your business as a Visit Tucson Partner creates credibility among your tourism colleagues and with visitors and meeting planner clients. Our logo is available for download through the Partner Extranet.
Your partnership with Visit Tucson promotes your business or organization, but by joining us in partnership you are also supporting Visit Tucson’s community efforts. As a 501(c)6 non-profit we strive to be a strong and engaged community partner. We created a 10-year Tucson Tourism Master Plan from the wholistic concept that a great place to live is a great place to visit, and have identified areas of focus, strategies, and tactics to improve and support the betterment of the Tucson and Southern Arizona region. Concepts like placemaking, connectivity, sustainability, and advocacy are top of mind for us in all that we do. To learn more about our community engagement check out our Tourism Master Plan.
What's the Partner Extranet?
As a partner, you will have access to the latest sales opportunities, marketing opportunities, service requests, reports, notices, and Visit Tucson branding elements via our Partner Extranet portal. From the Extranet you can also update your business information on VisitTucson.org, add events to our calendar, and submit any special offers you would like to promote. Find the Extranet portal here.
Contact Meredith Lipscomb, CTA, Partner and CTA Manager