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Callaway, Port Officials Ink Exclusive Negotiating Agreement for New Harbor Island Topgolf

Topgolf, a popular golf-themed entertainment company, could be teeing it up soon at a new location on Harbor Island.

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World Lacrosse Championship Coming to SD

TOURISM: Prestigious Event Slated for Summer 2023

When the men’s world lacrosse championship comes to San Diego in 2023, regardless of which team prevails, area officials say the event will be a big win for tourism in the county.

ClickUp Launching New Ad Campaign During Super Bowl LVI

SOFTWARE: Commercial Spotlights SaaS Firm’s Workplace Productivity Platform

San Diego-based ClickUp, a company that makes collaborative workplace software for businesses, is launching its first Super Bowl TV commercial at this year’s big game.

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Omni La Costa Resort & Spa Names New Managing Director

HOSPITALITY: Veteran Exec Randy Zupanski Takes Helm at Fabled Carlsbad Resort

Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad has named veteran hotelier Randy Zupanski as its new managing director.

Former Marine Makes Boxing Accessible

RECREATION: Boutique Solana Beach Club Spotlights ‘Sweet Science’

Austin Steimle started boxing when he was a teenager on a high school boxing team in Cincinnati. A former Marine, Steimle never boxed professionally but has retained his passion for the sport.

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Clique Hospitality Expands SD Footprint

HOSPITALITY: Joya Organic Kitchen to Open in La Jolla Next Month

Clique Hospitality, the Las Vegas-based restaurant and nightlife hospitality group, is expanding its San Diego footprint.

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San Diego Musical Theatre Announces 2022 Lineup

Shows to be Performed at New SDMT Stage Venue

The San Diego Musical Theatre, founded in 2006, has announced its 2022 lineup.

$1.94 Billion Bond Sale Funds Airport Expansion

TRANSPORTATION: Airport Authority Details Progress on $3.4 Billion Project

The $3.4 billion project to replace Terminal 1 at San Diego International Airport is progressing on several fronts, with construction begun and new financing in place.

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COVID-19 Forces Last-Minute Cancellation of 2021 Holiday Bowl

The 2021 San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl, featuring a much-anticipated matchup between UCLA Bruins and North Carolina State Wolfpack, has been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns.

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Sheraton San Diego Completes First Phase of $88M Renovation

Work Focuses on Accommodating Hybrid Meetings

Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, a waterfront resort on the San Diego harbor, has completed the first phase of an $88 million renovation.

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Tourism Authority Announces First Cohort for Accelerator

Selection of 10 Participants Reflects Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

The San Diego Tourism Authority has selected the first cohort for its diversity, equity and inclusion tourism accelerator.

Gator by the Bay Returns in 2022

EVENTS: Annual Festival to be Held in May

After a two-year hiatus, Gator by the Bay, the annual Louisiana-inspired four-day music and food festival, will return in 2022.

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Hotel Planned in Rebounding Market

Home2 Suites by Hilton Set to Open in San Marcos by 2023

A Mission Valley hotel developer and operator is planning to build a 110-room hotel in San Marcos in a hospitality market that is quickly recovering from the 2020 downturn caused by the COVID 19 pandemic.

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Estancia La Jolla Hotel and Spa Under New Management

The property is owned by real estate investment trust Pebblebrook Hotel Trust.

Half Interest in Downtown Omni Hotel Sold

Trinity Fund Advisors based in Honolulu has acquired a 50% interest in the Omni San Diego Hotel from JMI Realty. The purchase price was not disclosed.

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