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Expedia Travel Agency Division Opens San Diego Location

Expedia CruiseShipCenters, a division of online travel information provider Expedia Inc. that markets and sells cruise vacations through franchised offices, recently opened a San Diego location.

Comic-con to Hold Online Registration on Feb. 21

Organizers of Comic-con — a $136 million economic force in the community and a summer staple at the San Diego Convention Center — plan to hold online registration on Saturday, Feb. 21.

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Three Local Hotels Earn Five-Star Ratings in Forbes Travel Guide

Three San Diego County hotels earned Five-Star ratings for their accommodations in the latest edition of Forbes Travel Guide, formerly known as Mobile Travel Guide.

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Balboa Travel Names Cruse to COO Position

Balboa Travel, a corporate travel management company, announced the promotion of John Cruse to chief operating officer.

Business Calendar for Week of February 16, 2015

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of February 16, 2015, and beyond.

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Virgin America Relocates Operations at San Diego International

Virgin America has relocated its local air operations to Terminal 2 West at San Diego International Airport.

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Puck Stops Here: San Diego Gets Hockey Team

SPORTs: Minor League Franchise Is Owned By The Anaheim Ducks

Hockey is coming back to San Diego this fall, and it can’t be too soon, judging from the response the team’s owners received since the deal was announced.

Business Calendar for Week of February 9, 2015

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of February 9, 2015, and beyond.

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Spire is Latest Attraction Proposed for Downtown Waterfront

A downtown waterfront “SkySpire,” similar in appearance to Seattle’s Space Needle, is the latest addition to a list of proposed attractions that San Diego port district officials are expected to discuss at their Feb. 10 meeting.

Airport Seeks Potential Developers of Parking Plaza

San Diego International Airport operators are seeking potential developers for the design and construction of a “high-level experience” public-use parking plaza.

Mayor Names Nine People to Study Football Stadium Issue

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer named nine people to a citizens’ stadium advisory group to figure out how to build a new home for the San Diego Chargers that would be a fair deal for taxpayers.

Business Calendar for Week of February 2, 2015

Some of the business events scheduled in the county for the week of February 2, 2015, and beyond.

Anaheim Ducks to Relocate AHL Hockey Team to San Diego

The Anaheim Ducks said the National Hockey League franchise will purchase the Norfolk (Virginia) Admirals of the minor league American Hockey League and relocate the team to San Diego.

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San Diego County Hotels Get National Recognition

Several San Diego County hotels recently took national honors in annual rankings and designations by prominent hospitality and travel-related organizations.

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San Diego International Airport Set Passenger Record in 2014

San Diego International Airport served a record 18.7 million passengers during 2014, the highest total seen since 2007, officials recently reported.