SD TRAVEL LEISURE

Business Events Calendar for Week of December 24, 2018

Business events planned in the county.

Marriott Shows Its Moxie In Pursuit Of Millennials With Opening of Moxy

Downtown San Diego has a new hotel that “flips the conventional hotel service model on its head.”

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Local Owners Are Hands-On With Crafting Version of Queen Bee Market

Fun fact: Did you know that the Queen Bee Market, the bi-annual two-day shopping event that features handmade items from more than 100 local and national artisans and is held at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, is owned by two San Diego-based sisters?

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Senior Living Co. Taps Forbes’ Program To Upgrade Its Service to Luxury Level

Kisco Senior Living doesn’t want to be the traditional, medical-facility-like convalescent home.

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San Diego International Airport to Close Economy Lot

According to a press release, the closure will make way to a brand new employee parking lot as a result of the loss of the existing employee parking due to construction of a new stormwater infiltration system.

California Pacific Airlines Adds Spare Aircraft to Carlsbad Operation

According to Ryan DiVita, the company’s director of sales and marketing, the airline will also add a spare aircraft, to be parked at Carlsbad’s McClellan-Palomar Airport, starting at the end of the year as a precaution for the future.

SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. Says DOJ Ending 'BlackFish' Probe

According to the SEC filing by SeaWorld, the U.S. Justice Department notified the company that it has decided not to take actions against the company.

San Diego Economic Surveys Find Optimism Holding Fast

ECONOMY: Craft Beer, Tourism and Overall Picture Remains Bright

Although big beer has been lurking around the craft beer neighborhood lately, it seems the latter isn’t too worried about the presence of the former just yet.

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Callaway Is Game for Apparel, Gear Market

SPORT: Golf Still Strong Suit, While on Acquisition Course

Callaway Golf Co. is taking a shot.

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Pechanga Sports Arena Naming Rights Approved

The city will receive approximately $40,000 per year from the Naming Rights Agreement, or approximately $63,000 if the term expires in 2020.

Finding Some New Favorites

From new coffee shops to a new mezcal (or mescal) bar and tasting room, San Diego continues to grow its food and beverage scene with a bushel full of openings starting this holiday season through 2019.

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Making Some Changes

Although definitely not new to the neighborhood, some others around town are getting some pretty noteworthy facelifts.

Airport Authority Sees a New Terminal 1 Helping Land Business, Cut Traffic, Make Impression

Planning is underway for up to $3 billion worth of improvements to San Diego International Airport, including replacement of the airport’s aging Terminal 1 building, construction of a new road onto and off the property, more parking and an additional taxiway for commercial airliners, as well as a new administration building.

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San Diego Convention Center’s Bigger Bay Boom: A $1.1 Billion Impact

The economic impact of the San Diego Convention Center is anything but small.

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Hotel’s Holiday Spirit Makes For Good Cookies and Numbers

More and more, businesses are turning to immersive entertainment events — mostly through the holiday season — versus traditional billboards and radio ads to drive traffic to and grow revenue for their properties. For the last three years, the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel has also jumped on that sleigh.

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