TOURISM: Forty Largest Hotels Are Not Cut From Same Cloth
This week’s list takes a measuring stick to San Diego’s hotel industry.
DINING: Inviting Atmosphere Seeks to Draw Younger Crowd
Nawar Simi felt Middle Eastern food, unlike Mediterranean food, was underrepresented in San Diego.
TOURISM: Sportfishing Fleet Sees Big Crowds, Long Season
The sportfishing industry in San Diego, which has long served as a magnet for tourism and an economic driver for the region, is in the midst of a boom.
ECONOMICS: Cruise Line’s Local Impact To Reach $26 Million
Seven years since it last departed from the Port of San Diego, Carnival Cruise Line launched its winter schedule.
LEADERSHIP: Diverse Pursuits All Lead Back To Great Work Ethic
San Diego businessman James Langley wears many hats.
Welk Resorts CEO Jon Fredricks is the grandson of Lawrence Welk, the television bandleader and host of “The Lawrence Welk Show” who founded the company in 1964.
Band Bootcamp Gives Artists a Learning Experience
SpringBoard West music fest was founded in 2012 and which takes place annually in Ocean Beach.
Region Has Both Outdoor And Cultural Attractions
Taos Air launched out of Taos Regional Airport last year by Taos Ski Valley Inc. in New Mexico, now offering direct flights.
According to a press release, the upstairs terrace restaurant, now named Loft 94: Yakitori, Noodle, Craft, has new outdoor yakitori grills, new furnishings, craft cocktails and specialty noodle options like ramen and pho.
According to a press release, Smokin J’s BBQ will be located at 14053 Midland Rd. in Old Poway Village and will be open Thursday and Friday from 11am to 8pm and Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 8pm.
According to a Bloomberg report, Apollo Global Management Inc. is exploring a sale of QDOBA Restaurant Corp. that could be worth up to $550 million, including debt.
DINING: Vegan and Plant-Based Offerings Carefully Planned, Executed
Urban Plates is a chef-driven, fast-casual restaurant chain with 18 eateries and three in San Diego County.
Pure Project Uses 1% for the Planet To Connect With Causes
Boochcraft. Charlie & Echo. Mamma Chia. Everyday California. Pure Project brewing. These are a handful of the dozens of San Diego-based companies to join 1% for the Planet.
RETAIL: Company’s Passion Seen in Craftsmanship, Marketing
When it comes to dueling banjos, Deering is a heavyweight champ.