SEATTLE  (July 18, 2017) – Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority (RTA), the official destination marketing organization for the cities of Tukwila, SeaTac and Des Moines, today announced the launch of its newly revamped website. Featuring a dynamic user experience, the website offers quick and easy access to essential information for trip planning, using the My Seattle Southside Trip Builder. Visitors will have access to a comprehensive guide that allows them to find a bounty of options to explore, play at, eat at and stay in across Seattle Southside.

“This new website provides a powerful and visually compelling look at Seattle Southside as a destination,” said Ashley Comar, vice president of marketing and communications of Seattle Southside RTA. “We’re thrilled to offer a clean and easy-to-use site that group business, events, conferences, conventions and leisure travelers can use to plan their next trip to Seattle and beyond.”

Visitors looking to plan a trip in and around Seattle Southside will find features such as deals on parking, hotels, dining and adventures. The “Add to Trip” function allows the user to add a restaurant, hotel, event or offer to their customized itinerary. When the itinerary is complete, the user has the ability to create a personalized URL to share with family, friends or colleagues.

Seattle Southside’s website offers ways to explore “Seattle’s Backyard” with preplanned itineraries, such as “Trek Around the Northwest,” “Family Fun,” “Food Fanatic,” “Discover the Great Outdoors” and “Sports Lover.”

“This new site truly showcases all there is to see and do in Seattle Southside and provides visitors with an easy way to plan their next visit,” said Katherine Kertzman, president and CEO of Seattle Southside RTA. “Visitors and groups can do and see more due to the destination’s affordability, central location to and from the airport and downtown Seattle, multiple transportation options and unique attractions like the Museum of Flight and the new Seattle Chocolates factory tour. All of this and more is easily found and easily accessible on the new website.”

Visit to stay informed of the latest news in and around the region and access group and event planning support, as well as tour group recommendations and resources.


About Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority

Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority (RTA) is the official destination marketing organization for Seattle Southside. The organization is responsible for competitively marketing the area as an ideal destination for leisure and business travelers who wish to explore Western Washington, and for meeting and event planners to hold their events. Seattle Southside RTA is funded by a self-assessed hotel fund and supported by a lodging tax from the cities of SeaTac, Tukwila and Des Moines. For more information, please visit or call (877) 885-9452.