President and CEO
Visit West Hollywood Travel and Tourism Bureau

Tom Kiely currently serves as the President and CEO of West Hollywood Travel + Tourism Board, the city’s official marketing organization, a position he has held since 2017. In this role, Tom oversees a staff of 11, plus five international representation offices that promote West Hollywood, California as a first-choice visitor destination. Previously, Tom spent six years as executive vice president, tourism with the San Francisco Travel Association. In that role, Tom coordinated all sales efforts to attract leisure visitors to San Francisco from both the United States and international markets. His 30-year career in the travel and tourism industry includes executive management roles with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, Universal Studios Hollywood, Monte Carlo Resort and Casino in Las Vegas and Atlantis the Palm Resort in Dubai. 

Located at the base of the Hollywood Hills and adjacent to Beverly Hills, West Hollywood is a creative and progressive city that embodies the quintessential L.A. lifestyle. West Hollywood is home to 17 hotels and comprised of three main districts: the world-famous Sunset Strip with unparalleled nightlife, eclectic and LGBTQ-friendly Santa Monica Boulevard, and the Design District known for its sought-after shopping and dining.

Tom is on the board of the U.S. Travel Association, California Travel Association and IGLTA and is a key figure in travel and tourism in California.


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