SD TRAVEL LEISURE

Sesame Place to Open in March 2022

TOURISM: Park Will Bring More Than 800 Jobs to the Area

San Diego County will soon boast a new theme park; Sesame Place San Diego, a partnership between SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. and Sesame Workshop, has announced a March 2022 opening date.

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San Diego Architect Elevates Golf and Entertainment

SPORT: Goal for NextLinks eGolf Arenas Is to Grow Game to Every Demographic and Generation

San Diego Architect Agustin Pizá, who has been director for the past 20 years of Pizá Golf a company known for challenging golf norms and redefining golf facilities with award-winning next generation designs is introducing a new golf entertainment concept.

SeaWorld to Launch Tallest Dive Coaster

TOURISM: Emperor Scheduled to Open March 2022

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. will soon set a new record. The Orlando, Fla.-based theme park, accredited zoo and aquarium is scheduled to open the tallest, fastest and longest dive coaster in California in March 2022.

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Roscoe’s to Join Local Food Scene

Barrio Logan Chicken and Waffles Restaurant to Open Early 2022

Roscoe’s House of Chicken ‘N Waffles, the Los Angeles-based soul food restaurant chain with a reported revenue of $37 million annually, is bringing its culinary prowess to San Diego County.

San Diego Tourism Authority Hires New Chief Sales Officer

Schieferdecker currently serves as senior vice president of convention sales at the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Comedy Theatre to Reopen Sept. 3

Shows are Friday and Saturday Nights to Start

The National Comedy Theatre, located on San Diego’s India Street, is marking its return.

Timken Museum of Art Receives $50,000 Grant from Conrad Prebys Foundation

The Timken is one of 102 organizations, including 24 visual and performing arts grantees, that received funding from The Conrad Prebys Foundation as part of its summer 2021 grant cycle.

Symphony Announces Culinary Program

‘The Shell Provisions’ Created By Frank O'Dea Hospitality

The San Diego Symphony recently revealed details of the new culinary program at its new permanent waterfront venue, The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park.

Mingei Museum to Reopen Sept. 3

Three-Year, $55M Renovation Completed

After a three-year, $55 million renovation, Mingei International Inc. is readying to reopen its doors.

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Slater to Open Pacific Beach Restaurant Collective

DINING: Takes Over Former 4,000 Square Foot Denny’s Location

Scott Slater, better known as the founder of burger chain Slater’s 50/50, has a new culinary venture in the works.

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Port of San Diego Promotes Karen Porteous to EVP, Chief of Staff

Porteous previously served as vice president and chief administrative officer.

The Fans Will Be Back in 2022

TOURISM: 120,000 Attendees Expected at Farmers Insurance Open

The Century Club of San Diego is welcoming back fans to the PGA Tour’s Farmers Insurance Open, the annual professional golf tournament held at Torrey Pines Golf Course each January.

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Vacation Rental Management Platform Expands Local Portfolio

TOURISM: Vacasa Acquires La Jolla’s Seabreeze Vacation Rentals

Vacasa, a vacation rental management platform, wants a bigger piece of the Southern California sunshine.

San Diego Top City for Conferences

This is the second year in a row that America’s Finest City Takes the top spot.

Michelin to Announce New S.D. Additions

California Bib Gourmands and Stars to Be Revealed Sept. 15

For the first time, Michelin, the internationally-recognized culinary rating system, will reveal new additions prior to the release of the 2021 Michelin Guide California Bib Gourmands and Stars in late September.