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ECONOMY: Oceanside Taps Craft Beer for City’s Benefit
It’s relatively belated compared with its neighbors, but Oceanside is now surfing what has long been a steady wave of economic benefits generated by North County’s burgeoning craft beer industry.
TOURISM: Officials Pursue More International Air Routes to San Diego
San Diego recently landed what is just its third major international commercial air service route of the past five years, when German-based carrier Condor Airlines announced new direct seasonal flights to Frankfurt, set to begin in May 2017.
The San Diego City Council has approved plans for the city to obtain a state loan of up to $25.5 million for repairs to the San Diego Convention Center, including replacement of the facility’s iconic but fraying Sails Pavilion roof structure.
San Diego-based hotel management and consulting firm RAR Hospitality, led by CEO Robert Rauch, was recently tapped to manage three more hotels owned by Carlsbad developer Alps Group of Hotels.
The Unified Port of San Diego has released six proposals for developments targeting 70 acres of prime downtown San Diego waterfront property, including the current site of the iconic Seaport Village.
Thella Bowens, CEO of the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority since 2003, has been appointed to the Travel and Tourism Advisory Board by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker.
Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of June 13, 2016, and beyond.
TRAVEL: It Offers Options That Bring A Sense of Place
Signs have directed people to public attractions and businesses for decades, but now the companies who create them and the entities that benefit from them are recognizing the value of a cohesive wayfinding strategy.
TECH: Air Force One, Airline, Canadian Air Force on Board
Air Force One, 100 new jets for American Airlines and roughly a dozen Canadian military patrol aircraft have something in common — they will all be connected to the world with the help of ViaSat Inc.
Germany-based Condor Airlines will begin new seasonal non-stop service between San Diego and Frankfurt on May 1, 2017, according to a statement from San Diego International Airport.
Officials of the San Diego Hall of Champions and Comic-Con International announced June 8 that they are in talks on the possible leasing of space at the Balboa Park venue for a Comic-Con museum.
The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority announced Tuesday the promotion of Amy Gonzalez to general counsel. She was senior director of the Airport Authority’s Office of the General Counsel.
Jet Source Inc. selected Latitude 33 Aviation LLC, a Carlsbad-based jet charter company, as its exclusive private jet charter operator.
San Diego County hotels saw total revenue rise 3 percent from the year-ago period for the first four months of 2016, topping $812.3 million, according to the latest monthly data from research firm STR.
Carlsbad-based ViaSat Inc. said on June 3 that it will provide in-flight Wi-Fi systems on new aircraft going into service for American Airlines.