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Operators recently completed a $12 million renovation of the Hilton San Diego Mission Valley hotel, with a new outdoor event deck and pool area expected to open this spring.
Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of March 16, 2015, and beyond.
San Diego airport leaders continue their work to establish new service to international destinations.
Elizabeth Doran has been named president and chief executive officer of San Diego Theatres, the organization that manages the Civic Theatre and the historic Balboa Theatre downtown.
Building a new San Diego Chargers stadium in Mission Valley rather than downtown will save roughly $250 million in project costs, leaders of a mayoral-appointed task force said at a March 12 news conference outside of Qualcomm Stadium.
David Bennett, former executive director of the Gotham Chamber Opera, has been named general director of the San Diego Opera.
A task force created by Mayor Kevin Faulconer has rejected a downtown site in favor of Mission Valley as the preferred site for a new football stadium for the Chargers.
San Diego-based construction management consulting firm Xpera CM has been retained by the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians to manage work on a second hotel tower currently underway at Viejas Casino in Alpine.
TOURISM: Holiday Bowl Drew 39,000 Nonlocal Fans
San Diego’s two postseason college football games combined to produce an economic impact of $35.3 million for the local region in 2014, up nearly $5 million from the previous year, according to a study conducted by the San Diego State University Center for Hospitality and Tourism Research.
Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of March 9, 2015, and beyond.
Snagging a bigger share of Asian visitors now visiting California, particularly the fast-growing segment of travelers from China, will be among top 2015 priorities for San Diego Tourism Authority, officials said at the organization’s annual report and outlook gathering.
San Diego-based Fast Forward Event Productions has been chosen by Visit San Luis Obispo County to produce “Sunset: Savor the Central Coast,” a culinary and wine event featuring celebrity chefs.
San Diego’s two postseason college football games combined to produce an economic impact of $35.3 million for the local region in 2014, up nearly $5 million from the previous year, according to a study conducted by the San Diego State University Center for Hospitality and Tourism Research. The annual games are organized by the San Diego Bowl Game Association.
An affiliate of Maryland-based Marriott International Inc. has acquired the 264-room Sheraton Suites San Diego hotel in the downtown area for approximately $50 million, according to CoStar Group and public data.
SPORT: Millennials Seek Good Times, Not Fastest Times
The growth of nontraditional running and endurance events here and around the country reflects a desire by young adults to combine fitness with fun.