The Visitor Services Team at the Monterey Visitors Center kicked off the New Year by influencing 55% of visitors to stay longer with accommodation referrals and booking assistance. In the month of January, the team assisted a total of 4,281 visitors, and 98 direct phone calls were made to lodging partners to book overnight stays. An Information Specialist also attended the Crop Production Services 2017 Annual Meeting at the Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa to assist attendees with questions regarding Monterey County.