TOURISM: Name Change, $21M Renovation Set to Debut in January
A year after Pebblebrook Hotel Trust became its owner and after completing a $21 million renovation, San Diego Mission Bay Resort will open January 2020.
CEO Says Team to Remain the Same; Co. to Keep P.B. HQs
In early October, Blenders Eyewear founder Chase Fisher told San Diego Business Journal the company had grown its revenue by 300% in the last two years.
Mobile Business to Go On Back Burner for Now
At its peak and since launching in 2017, Smokin J’s BBQ has averaged 60 events a month.
RETAIL: Environment Is Perfect for Events, Makes It a Destination
Bernardo Winery was founded in 1889. At 130 years old, it is the oldest winery in Southern California.
DINING: Restaurant’s Healthful Reputation Gives It Room to Experiment
In 2018, Daphne’s Inc., a Mediterranean fast-casual restaurant chain, was acquired by Los Angeles-based Elite Restaurant Group for an undisclosed amount.
DINING: Diners and Even Chefs Find a Creative Experience
From February 6, 2020 to March 8, 2020, Dinner With A View will set up its pop-up dining experience — where guests dine in domes — in San Diego’s Liberty Station.
Band Bootcamp Gives Artists a Learning Experience
SpringBoard West music fest was founded in 2012 and which takes place annually in Ocean Beach.
ECONOMICS: Cruise Line’s Local Impact To Reach $26 Million
Seven years since it last departed from the Port of San Diego, Carnival Cruise Line launched its winter schedule.
Welk Resorts CEO Jon Fredricks is the grandson of Lawrence Welk, the television bandleader and host of “The Lawrence Welk Show” who founded the company in 1964.
TOURISM: Sportfishing Fleet Sees Big Crowds, Long Season
The sportfishing industry in San Diego, which has long served as a magnet for tourism and an economic driver for the region, is in the midst of a boom.
TOURISM: Forty Largest Hotels Are Not Cut From Same Cloth
This week’s list takes a measuring stick to San Diego’s hotel industry.
DINING: Inviting Atmosphere Seeks to Draw Younger Crowd
Nawar Miri felt Middle Eastern food, unlike Mediterranean food, was underrepresented in San Diego.
LEADERSHIP: Diverse Pursuits All Lead Back To Great Work Ethic
San Diego businessman James Langley wears many hats.
Region Has Both Outdoor And Cultural Attractions
Taos Air launched out of Taos Regional Airport last year by Taos Ski Valley Inc. in New Mexico, now offering direct flights.