Hospitality News Archive

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There have been major shifts in San Diego’s hospitality industry in the first half of 2014, with new ownership stakes in where to dine, vacation and celebrate. Controversy over one of the city’s biggest visitor attractions and plans for the Balboa Park centennial also dominated headlines.


A cease and desist letter was issued Friday to prevent the Salt Lake City Comic-Con convention that is scheduled next month from using Comic-Con in its name.


Comic-Con is all about bringing fans close to the artists and properties they love — after navigating crowds and waiting in line.


Like Batman responding to a beaming Bat signal in the sky, fans are streaming to San Diego for the 45th annual Comic-Con pop culture extravaganza.


When it comes to designing coveted collectible toys for sale at Comic-Con, the annual celebration of pop culture lifting off Thursday in San Diego, the sky's the limit for the designers at Mattel.

VisitTemeculaValley.com announces 12 artisan food and wine experiences in Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country.


Stone Brewing Co. has a announced plans to open a production brewery and restaurant in Berlin, Germany.


VisitTemeculaValley.com shares eight of the greatest charms of Old Town Temecula in Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country.

For centuries, sailors have honed their shipboard skills to the cadence of songs recounting the adventure, tragedy and romance of life at sea. These "sea chanteys" and the sailor's life they describe, come to life aboard the Star of India.

The Old Town Temecula Community Theater will host a free preview of its 2014-15 season on Sunday, July 20, at 1 p.m.

The 2014 Festival of Sail, hosted by the Maritime Museum of San Diego, will transform the North Embarcadero into a nautical theme park.

Comic-Con, new boards and awards will fill up social and business agendas this week.


Two cities on opposite sides of the county appear to have more than enough projects to keep them busy for many years.

“I love the vibrancy of this community. We came out here from the Midwest and, because there are so many people who are also transplants, it's just so open and warm. That applies to all of San Diego, but Scripps Ranch in particular. This past Sunday, we had one of our Symphonies in the Park. ... I'm guessing we had two thousand people there and they all get up and mingle and bring picnic baskets and the dance floor is packed from the moment the first drum head is hit. It's just a wonderful place to live.” – Scripps Ranch resident and Channel 10 reporter Steve Fiorina.


United Kingdom-based ShakeAway announced Wednesday it plans to open its first U.S. milkshake bar in San Diego this weekend.


The San Diego Opera is moving its administrative offices from the Civic Center Plaza building at 1200 Third Ave. to the Centre City Building at 233 A St. in downtown San Diego, effective July 18.


The California Coastal Commission on Wednesday put off a vote to consider building three hotels on east Harbor Island, but did approve a six-block buffer in Little Italy.

Panel discussions and social events are filling the calendars of business groups this week.


A San Diego Superior Court judge has quashed a lawyer's attempt to stop the city from spending $1 million collected from businesses to fund neighborhood improvements.

Cabrillo Credit Union†raised more than $17,000 to benefit Rady Childrenís Hospital during the Scripps Ranch-based financial institutionís annual fundraising campaign.

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