Business Resources

Travel Advisories

Be advised that closures on Highway 1 are impacting travel to and from northern Big Sur. Currently, only essential travel is allowed on Highway 1 past Palo Colorado Road. While parts of Big Sur are currently inaccessible, there are plenty of paths throughout Monterey County. For alternative experiences, visit More to Explore: Alternatives to Big Sur.

Big Sur and its many parks, hotels and businesses are expected to be accessible from the north in the coming weeks. For current information on travel advisories for Monterey County, please visit our Travel Alerts page.

Evacuation Resources

See Monterey has been working closely with partners throughout the County and region for the latest updates, especially as they impact residents and hospitality businesses. Hotels throughout the County are offering evacuation rates for residents in need.

For a complete list of lodging properties offering evacuation rates and contact information, visit the See Monterey Evacuation Rate Program.

If you are a hotel offering rates for evacuees or, if your hospitality business has been impacted or you are modifying operations, please email with updates.

Building Business Back

Building Business Back (BBB) helps Monterey County businesses recover from the pandemic by offering resources connections, and support. To learn more and access resources, visit County of Monterey Building Business Back.

Support the Industry, Get Involved

See Monterey proudly partners with the Monterey County Hospitality Association (MCHA) as the voice of Monterey County’s hospitality industry. MCHA is a member-supported trade organization that serves all facets of Monterey County’s hospitality industry. Since 1975, local hotels, inns, restaurants, visitor attractions and hospitality-related businesses have worked together to ensure the prosperity of the industry, number two only to agriculture in our County. While the benefit and value of MCHA is unique to each business, together our members create a strong, unified voice within the community. See Monterey recommends any businesses interested in joining MCHA contact Executive Director Kristin Horton ( or visit

Industry & Community Events


Community Resources

For emergency readiness, response and recovery resources, visit the County of Monterey Department of Emergency Management.

Business Assistance Programs

See Monterey's Vision is a thriving tourism economy that enriches Monterey County's economic vitality and quality of life. Please feel free to contact our team with any industry related questions or concerns: or 831-657-6400. We appreciate your partnership and support.  We couldn't do what we do without you.