Media

Welcome to Visit Santa Barbara’s Media page. If you’re a media professional looking for story ideas, photos, videos and more, you’ve come to the right place. Santa Barbara’s South Coast abounds with stories waiting to be told. If you’re a print, broadcast or web-based journalist, Visit Santa Barbara can help.

Visit Santa Barbara assists hundreds of journalists each year. We’re committed to providing quick and accurate information, photography and videos for editorial use, support for media visits and referrals to industry experts.

Media Contact

Karna Hughes, Director of Public Relations, at [email protected] or 805.966.9222 x112

Press Releases

September 1, 2020

Santa Barbara Hotels and Resorts Offer Destination-Wide Third Night Free Promotion to Incentivize Travelers

Participating Hotels Extend a Third Night Free for Visitors, Now through December

Home to breathtaking beaches, soaring mountains, verdant vineyards and an incredible variety of outdoor dining outposts, Santa Barbara, California is making it easy for travelers in search of a socially distant getaway with the return of a destination-wide Third Night Free offer presented by Visit Santa Barbara.

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Press Kit

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Press Trip Request

Visit Santa Barbara is committed to assisting journalists who are covering stories about the region. Please complete a press trip request form for consideration by our PR team at least a month in advance of your trip.

Photo and Video Media Library

High-resolution photos, images and videos are available to journalists for editorial use in Visit Santa Barbara’s media library. Preview the gallery, register and download digital assets on the site.