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Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of February 20, 2017, and beyond.
San Diego hosted a record 34.9 million visitors who spent $10.4 billion in the region during calendar year 2016, according to the latest annual data from the San Diego Tourism Authority.
Santa Monica-headquartered Surf Air, which offers unlimited flights to commuters who pay a monthly membership fee, plans to start new service between San Diego and Los Angeles this spring.
Developer Douglas Manchester has written to the National Football League, expressing interest in developing a privately financed stadium on the current Mission Valley site of Qualcomm Stadium.
San Diego County saw hotel property sales volume in 2016 decline 67.8 percent from the prior year, to $473.1 million, as the number of completed deals dropped from 30 to 21, according to the latest annual California data from Atlas Hospitality Group.
SPORT: Biz Community Rallies To Rescue Co.’s Big Event
Recreational sports league and events organizer VAVi Sport & Social Club was looking to make a big splash at its first major international competition, a 20,000-person race Feb. 4-5 in Sydney, Australia.
TOURISM: New Properties Cater to Selective Clientele
San Diego County’s hotel industry just completed six consecutive years of post-recession recovery. Operators of the newly opened Pendry San Diego — the first of at least three new high-end hotels set to arrive downtown — are betting their property has what it takes to keep that momentum going on the luxury side.
SPORT: Callaway’s Acquisition Strategy Diversifies Options Into Tangential Areas
Callaway Golf Co. will no longer be strictly defined by the game where the person sends the little white ball in the general direction of a hole.
Some of the business events scheduled in the county for the week of February 13, 2017, and beyond.
Operators of downtown San Diego’s Lyceum Theatre recently marked the completion of a $3.9 million renovation of the performing arts venue.
L’Auberge Del Mar recently completed a $4 million redesign of the luxury hotel’s guest rooms and meeting spaces.
Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of February 6, 2017, and beyond.
SPORT: Leagues, Tournaments And Tourists Show Enthusiasm
Investors pushing to bring Major League Soccer to San Diego have not yet made the sale.
TRAVEL: Xpress’ 1.3M Users Beat Expectations for Traffic
Operators say demand is running well ahead of expectations for the $120 million, privately funded Cross Border Xpress, which opened in December 2015 in Otay Mesa.
The former San Diego Chargers have wired the city more than $12.5 million, to satisfy the early-termination clause of the team’s contract to use the city-owned Qualcomm Stadium in Mission Valley.