Tukwila, Wash. (January 22, 2010) – Seattle Southside Visitor Services (www.seattlesouthside.com), the official tourism department for the cities of Tukwila, SeaTac, Kent and Des Moines has signed a lease to relocate their business offices and visitor center to 3100 South 176th Street in the City of SeaTac, Wash. in March 2010.

“Our new Visitor Center offers a larger space with much greater visibility for the vast majority of travelers visiting the area,” said Katherine Kertzman, Director of Seattle Southside Visitor Services. “We are now located just steps from the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, the new Link light rail station and thousands of hotel rooms. This allows us many more opportunities to interact with travelers and recommend our fantastic area restaurants, hotels and attractions.”

The new location in the City of SeaTac also provides the flexibility for future growth and better transportation access for volunteers and interns from Highline Community College and South Seattle Community College, both of which have hospitality management and tourism programs.

An open house is scheduled for May with details to be announced at a later date. Seattle Southside Visitors Center was previously located at 14220 Interurban Avenue South in the Tukwila, Wash.

About Seattle Southside Visitor Services

Seattle Southside Visitor Services (SSVS) is the leading tourism and marketing organization in South King County. The program offered jointly by the Cities of Tukwila, SeaTac, Kent and Des Moines, is responsible for competitively marketing the area as an ideal travel destination for tourists who wish to explore Western Washington. For more information, please visit www.seattlesouthside.com.