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TRAVEL: Millennials’ Tastes, ‘Airbnb’ Options Are Sector’s Challenges
San Diego County’s hotel industry is on track to see another stellar year in 2015, and likely into 2016, said experts at a recent Lodging Industry Forecast forum in Carmel Valley.
DINING: Carrows, Coco’s Face Challenge From the Limited-Service Eateries
Catalina Restaurant Group Inc. is about to undergo the latest in what has become a series of corporate turnovers for the Carlsbad company’s flagship brands over the past two decades.
Private equity firm Blum Capital and the parent of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts are acquiring a majority stake in Carmel Valley’s Grand Del Mar resort for a reported $230 million.
Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of March 30, 2015, and beyond.
La Jolla-based Backlot Hospitality plans to open a new events space with six movie theaters at the former Luce Auditorium, at Liberty Station in Point Loma.
A new location of the Johnny Rockets hamburger restaurant is set to open this spring at the Vista location of Boomers family entertainment center, according to center operator Palace Entertainment.
It’s official: every San Diego Chargers game in the 2015 season will be televised.
SeaWorld Entertainment Inc., parent company of SeaWorld San Diego and the Aquatica water park in Chula Vista, has named Joel Manby as its new president and CEO, effective April 7.
Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of March 23, 2016.
San Diego-based hospitality management company Eat.Drink.Sleep plans an April 1 reopening of its Cannonball restaurant, following a $3.5 million renovation of the building at 3105 Ocean Front Walk in Mission Beach.
Solstar Investments LLC of Solana Beach has acquired the 120-room Marriott SpringHill Suites and 108-room Marriott TownePlace Suites hotels in Henderson, Nev., for a total of $20 million, according to Nevada public records.
Hospitality management and consulting firm R.A. Rauch & Associates Inc. and investment firm PacVentures Inc., both of San Diego, recently acquired two Arizona hotel properties for a total of $8.65 million, the companies announced.
Operators recently completed a $12 million renovation of the Hilton San Diego Mission Valley hotel, with a new outdoor event deck and pool area expected to open this spring.
Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of March 16, 2015, and beyond.