Direct flights by Japan Airlines between San Diego and Tokyo, which have been well-received since they were launched more than a year ago, have the potential to bolster tourism, officials said.

Direct flights by Japan Airlines between San Diego and Tokyo, which have been well-received since they were launched more than a year ago, have the potential to bolster tourism, officials said. Photo by Photo Courtesy of San Diego County Regional Airport Authority

Experts expect San Diego’s crucial tourism industry to get back on track toward full recovery in 2014, following a year that saw hotel stays severely impacted by a slashing of regional marketing dollars and uncertainties over federal budget cutting...

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