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Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) and SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment celebrate 25 years of partnership with the unveiling of the airline's newest specialty aircraft, Penguin One -- a Boeing 737-700 co-branded with images of one of SeaWorld's iconic animals.

Ahoy! More than 150 boats are docking in San Diego for the Progressive Insurance San Diego International Boat Show, which will showcase superyachts for the first time.

Restaurateurs David and Lesley Cohn of the Cohn Restaurant Group announced the debut of a retail partnership with Costco Wholesale.

A big water show will splash into San Diego as one of the Balboa Park Centennial Celebration's events in 2015.

Jack in the Box Inc. said Monday that it will close 67 company owned Qdoba Mexican Grill restaurants by the end of September.

Although John D. Crisafulli is the president and managing director of a catering and event company, at one point it seemed that he was more like a banker. Crisafulli’s company, Behind the Scenes Catering & Events, had contracted to run a museum’s café, and he loaned money to the institution to help it open on time. The gamble paid off for Crisafulli’s organization, which is a concession, event catering, and planning company that provides hospitality services and consulting for public and private events, both nationally and internationally.

Steamrollers and construction crews came to Balboa Park this week to give the Plaza de Panama parking lots not just a face-lift, but a change in function from parking to walking.

Alaska Airlines begins nonstop service between San Diego and Lihue, Kauai on Friday. The flight operates daily through Aug. 26, and then will operate four days a week. Alaska also flies nonstop from San Diego to Honolulu and Maui.

The community of Borrego Springs is hoping for new beginnings as the Rams Hill is in escrow, the neighboring Casa del Zorro gears up for a June 15 opening, and the Borrego Springs Resort is for sale as well.

Far from the clutter of urban New York is a retreat made famous by the rich and famous of the late 19th century. Nestled at the mouth of Narragansett Bay, R.I., is a charming colonial-era village called Newport. What makes this idyllic hideaway famous are the ornate mansion-museums that border the scenic shoreline.

Banco Santander International, a private banking organization, has signed a six-year, $2,052,877 lease for 4,218 square feet of retail space in the US Grant Hotel, 326 Broadway in downtown San Diego 92101.

Privileged World Travel Club Inc. (OTCBB: PVCL) signed a letter of intent to acquire controlling interest in Regency Travel of San Diego for an undisclosed amount.

Ending a week of brinksmanship between San Diego Mayor Bob Filner and the city’s hotel owners, Filner released $5.7 million in funds to the hotel-backed Tourism Marketing District (TMD) as the district agreed to provide up to $1.6 million for one of Filner’s pet projects, the 100-year anniversary celebration of Balboa Park.

The 245-room Courtyard by Marriott at 530-540 Broadway on the edge of the Gaslamp Quarter has been sold for a reported $71.1 million to Harrisburg, Pa.-based Hersha Hospitality Trust.

If you’ve traveled lately, it’s been hard to miss the latest trend in luggage: colorful, shiny, hard-sided suitcases.

There haven’t been many sales or leases in Little Italy since last fall, but there have been a few notable transactions.

If you're looking to stay in one of the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego's 1,600 hotel rooms on Friday night, you're out of luck — the waterfront hotel is booked solid.

The San Diego City Council unanimously approved the San Diego River Park Master Plan Monday.

Hawaiian Airlines, Hawaii’s biggest and longest-serving airline, launched a new dining rewards partnership with Mogl.

When it opens in July, Pier South will join the Hotel del Coronado as the second of only two hotels in San Diego built on the beach.

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