Mark Stiebeling, general manager of the Park Hyatt Aviara, says an increase in corporate group travel is a key factor in higher occupancy rates at local hotels.

Mark Stiebeling, general manager of the Park Hyatt Aviara, says an increase in corporate group travel is a key factor in higher occupancy rates at local hotels. Photo by Melissa Jacobs.

While they’re not booking the room rates or racking up the revenue like they did before the recession, Park Hyatt Aviara and other local luxury resorts are crediting a rise in corporate group travel for a distinct uptick in visitors in 2011...

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