Articles tagged “anaheim”

New Convention Centers Are Pivoting Toward Trade Shows Over Consumer Events

New Convention Centers Are Pivoting Toward Trade Shows Over Consumer Events

Dan Peltier, Skift

Destinations like Miami and Anaheim aren't turning their backs on the leisure travel business that they grew up on. But they also don't want their leisure reputations to overshadow their new convention center capabilities. That means they and other destinations are following new strategies to grow business travel.

2 weeks ago

Anaheim Isn’t Dropping Its Ban on Airbnb, But It Won’t Try to Fine Them Anymore

Anaheim Isn’t Dropping Its Ban on Airbnb, But It Won’t Try to Fine Them Anymore

Deanna Ting, Skift

Just because Anaheim won’t fine Airbnb, HomeAway, or other alternative accommodations providers, doesn’t mean they won’t try to fine the hosts who advertise illegal listings on those sites.

2 years ago

Airbnb Sues Another City Using Freedom of Speech Argument

Airbnb Sues Another City Using Freedom of Speech Argument

Associated Press

When you are the merchant of record, take a commission, and manage reservations it seems like there's more than just "speech" taking place.

2 years ago

The Smart Tourism Groups Already Leveraging the Pokémon Craze

The Smart Tourism Groups Already Leveraging the Pokémon Craze

Greg Oates, Skift

Since people are already wandering city streets in search of Pokémons, tourism marketers are trying to guide them to local attractions where the little monsters are supposedly in abundance

2 years ago

Disney Will Get Millions from Anaheim to Build a New Luxury Hotel in California

Disney Will Get Millions from Anaheim to Build a New Luxury Hotel in California

Christopher Palmeri, Bloomberg

Anaheim's mayor is angry that Disney took advantage of a controversial tax incentive, but guests probably won't care about the politics of how the hotel got built. The $450-a-night bill might not make them happy though.

2 years ago

Anaheim, California, the Home of Disneyland, Bans Airbnb

Anaheim, California, the Home of Disneyland, Bans Airbnb

Associated Press

Is an outright ban the right way to approach regulating short-term rentals? Probably not. Anaheim's ban, somewhat similar to the one in Berlin, will gradually take place over the next 18 months during which homeowners need to shut down their rentals or apply for a license to operate, proving they need the extra income because of financial hardship.

2 years ago