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Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa, a luxury property spanning 45 acres in Rancho Santa Fe, was recently named the top resort in Southern California, No. 6 in the U.S. and No. 25 globally in Conde Nast Traveler’s 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards.
An entity recorded as HP Vista LLC has purchased the 150-room Hyatt Place hotel in Vista for $22 million, according to CoStar Group and public data.
The San Diego nightclub scene is about to say goodbye to an old favorite and hello to a fresh face.
Some of the business events in the county planned for the week of October 27, 2014 and beyond.
Alaska Airlines said it is adding new nonstop flights from San Diego to Kona, Hawaii, starting March 5.
The board of Port Commissioners announced the selection of RIDA Development Corp. to enter negotiations to develop a destination resort and convention center on the Chula Vista Bayfront.
The Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego plans to open a Marilyn Monroe Spas facility.
The Federal Transit Administration signed a key document approving the environmental review of the Mid-Coast Trolley Project.
Some of the business events scheduled in the county for the week of October 20, 2014.
Virginia-based Hilton Worldwide has a large new tower-style hotel planned for East Village, as part of a national rollout of a new upscale brand called Canopy by Hilton.
Florida-based discount carrier Spirit Airlines plans to offer new daily nonstop service from San Diego to Denver starting Jan. 5, 2015.
Surf Air, a private-membership airline using small aircraft, plans to begin service to McClellan-Palomar Airport in Carlsbad on Nov. 18.
Virgin America has cut ties with SeaWorld Entertainment, removing the theme parks from the airline’s rewards program, according to PETA. The animal rights group claims its efforts were instrumental in the airline’s decision.
San Diego ranks fifth among North America’s top destinations for meetings and events, according to the latest annual Global Meetings Forecast report by a division of financial services provider American Express.
ARTS: The $5.3 Million Raised Puts Group Near Goal for 3-Opera Season
The San Diego Opera, which was reactivated in April after its board initially voted to disband, said its fundraising campaign and ticket sales for the upcoming season are nearly meeting targeted goals.