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San Diego tourism market significantly larger than Indy's

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San Diego hosts several large medical conventions this year, and offers several events and attractions related to the Pacific Ocean.

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    LOL..really? you dont's say..
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  • San Diego?
    More people vacation in San Diego than Indianapolis? Really? With all the money we spend on marketing and positioning? They still go there? Don't they know how great it is here? We have Mass Ave. San Diego doesn't have anything like Mass Ave. OK, the Gaslight District and Old Town, but I mean, other than that. We need an ocean. I demand that Mayor Bollard stop worrying about cricket and instead focus on getting us an ocean. He could put it where Avon is now. Then we'd be really cool! Mass Ave and an ocean. Indy really is the epicenter of awesome. I am so lucky to live here, surrounded by brilliant marketing minds who never ask for more than another 1 or 2% of my paycheck at a time. San Diego more popular than Indy. It's a travesty, I tell ya!

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