This is a special year for the entire City Sightseeing network, as 2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the global brand. City Sightseeing Seville was the first City Sightseeing operation and started showing tourists around the gorgeous capital of Andalusia on 31 March 1992. Since then, the brand has expanded and is now present in over 100 cities in 35 countries on six continents. It is present in some of the most popular tourist destinations including New York, Dubai, Singapore, Paris, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Berlin, and Moscow.
Yearlong festivities began with an anniversary party at Hard Rock Café Madrid during FITUR, the leading international tourism fair in Madrid, followed by one at Hard Rock Café Berlin during ITB Berlin, one of the largest travel trade events in the world. New parties, promotions, and special campaigns are set to take place until 31st March 2020.
On the exact day the brand was launched, City Sightseeing operations around the world joined in on the #CitySightseeingBirthdayBash to celebrate the brand’s 20th Anniversary and threw parties in order to have a Global Birthday Party.
Our friends from Melbourne to New York and from Cape Town to Oslo came together to celebrate at the same time across the globe. Cities that took part include New York, Athens, Budapest, Moscow, Amsterdam, Palma, Belfast, Sharjah, Malaga, St. Petersburg, Melbourne, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Oslo, Prague, Santander, Glasgow, York, Inverness, Norwich, Toledo, Cadiz, Oxford, Kazan, Cordoba, Cape Town, Sharjah, and Seville.
All who were walking around these cities could see City Sightseeing red at every turn.
“In 1999 we had the vision to create a global brand to allow existing and new local sightseeing operations to gain exposure and benefit from being part of a larger organisation,” said Enrique Ybarra, Founder, President, and CEO of City Sightseeing Worldwide. “Today, we are present in over 100 cities and we are very happy with what we have achieved thanks to our staff, our partners, and of course, our customers. The present and the future of the brand is not only to provide high-quality sightseeing opportunities but be the way travellers discover, explore and enjoy the most popular destinations in the World.”