Decimated by the pandemic, S.F. tourism is finally bouncing back. Here’s why

Sign up here. During the height of San Francisco's pandemic lockdown, San Francisco's hottest neighborhood for tourists — Fisherman's Wharf — was eerily lifeless. Visitor spending is expected to nearly double this year to $6.1 billion from just...

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TotallyNotaTossIt
TotallyNotaTossIt
23 · 11 days ago · Reddit

We saw cable cars full of tourists "WhhoOoooing" and it felt like old times.

SweetPenalty
SweetPenalty
7 · 11 days ago · Reddit

"San Francisco’s reputation has taken a beating in national media outlets as city officials struggle to get a handle on homelessness and rampant street drug use.

The Financial District has felt strangely dull as some of the city’s largest employers continue embracing work-from-home policies and pull out of downtown office spaces..

full recovery will be tough to achieve without a healthy return of major conferences and business gatherings."

bradberry_thickums
bradberry_thickums
7 · 11 days ago · Reddit

So many enthusiastic cable car riders this morning in North Beach. Almost made me want to ride one since I never have!

dewayneestes
dewayneestes
5 · 11 days ago · Reddit

Walked through north beach on a Monday at noon last week and restaurants were HOPPING lines out most doors of tourists, very cool to see.

It surprises me how much people live San Francisco but I guess when you live in suburban hell it feels pretty exotic.