This special report focuses on the state of the hospitality industry in the region, and issues and challenges facing hotel developers in San Diego.
Since San Diego's early days, visitors have flocked to the region, taking in its golden beaches, historic parks and luxurious hotels -- all conveniently nestled between the big city of Los Angeles and the exoticism of Mexico.
Developer Steve Rebeil of 5th Avenue Partners has announced the near phase-one completion of The Diegan, San Diego's first five-star luxury condominium-hotel. The 23-story building, located at 1047 Fifth Ave. in downtown San Diego, is scheduled to top off by mid-May 2007, with more than half of the 185 condo-hotel residences already sold.
Grand Pacific Resorts Inc., a leading vacation ownership company in Southern California, is developing its first Hilton Grand Vacations Club-affiliated resort, Grand Pacific MarBrisa Resort in the family-friendly coastal community of Carlsbad. Grand Pacific MarBrisa Resort will be the first vacation ownership resort in the state to offer membership in Hilton Grand Vacations Club with the purchase of a deeded real estate interest.
Since 2002, Tarsadia Hotels has anticipated the construction and opening of one of the Gaslamp's newest hospitality and entertainment destinations, the Hard Rock Hotel.
A ruling today by Superior Court Judge Thomas P. Nugent clears the way for developers C.W. Clark Inc., and Phelps Development to begin construction in early 2008 on a Marriott Hotel in downtown Escondido.
In his one year as president and CEO of the San Diego Convention and Visitors Bureau, David Peckinpaugh has been asked about several things. But one question always pops up repeatedly: Why does San Diego need to market its tourism sector? Doesn't the city sell itself?
This special report explores the state of the region's hospitality sector, and the issues, challenges and trends facing industry leaders.