Articles tagged “san diego”

Airline Weekly

Tijuana Airport’s Bridge to the U.S. Is Reshaping California-Mexico Travel

More Californians are flying to Mexico via Tijuana now than they ever have before. Much of that is thanks to the only international bridge at an airport on the U.S. border.

Tijuana Airport’s Bridge to the U.S. Is Reshaping California-Mexico Travel

Business Travel

Southwest Joins Airlines Looking to Provide More Travel Management Tools

A trio of airlines have overhauled their corporate platforms in the past seven days. The focus is on self-service, and managing perks as well as discounts, which could help them gain more direct business from smaller companies that are spearheading the recovery.

Southwest Joins Airlines Looking to Provide More Travel Management Tools

News Blog

3 Questions That Need Answering at This Year’s Global Business Travel Association Convention

This is the main event. Of course the Global Business Travel Association has held previous conferences in San Diego before at the city's waterfront convention center — but never after such a drawn-out downturn. The association did manage to squeeze its annual convention in last year, in Chicago, but mostly minus the European contingent who…

Business Travel

Tourism Destinations Grapple With a World of Marketing Turned On Its Head

Digital nomads are welcome in Bermuda and San Diego. In a further reflection of how tourism marketing has changed, Singapore, too, is shifting gears and targeting locals, many of whom only think attractions in the city-state are only for the rich and privileged.

Tourism Destinations Grapple With a World of Marketing Turned On Its Head

Hotels

Airbnb Sets Up Clash With Expedia Over Number of Legal Rentals in San Diego

Room for a compromise seems to have emerged between Expedia, Airbnb, a hotel union, and the city council over short-term rental limitations in San Diego although bad blood looks to exist between Airbnb and Unite Here Local 30. Going it alone with a referendum doesn't seem like a viable stance for Airbnb.

Airbnb Sets Up Clash With Expedia Over Number of Legal Rentals in San Diego

Hotels

Precedent-Setting or a Footnote? Expedia and Union Reach Pact on Short-Term Rentals

Expedia Group, and its Vrbo unit, are willing to take a significant hit to their property listings in San Diego in exchange for an ongoing path to crystal clear legality in an important business and convention market. With other jurisdictions undoubtedly looking on, Airbnb has to decide if it will play hardball.

Precedent-Setting or a Footnote? Expedia and Union Reach Pact on Short-Term Rentals

Food and Drink

Park Hyatt’s Blade Runner: Knife Concierge Offers Cutting-Edge Service

It’s not enough for the waitstaff at The Argyle Steakhouse in San Diego to pick up on the personalities of their customers. The staff of this high-end Park Hyatt Aviara eatery also has to learn about the personalities of their steak knives.

Park Hyatt’s Blade Runner: Knife Concierge Offers Cutting-Edge Service

Online Travel

San Diego Deploys Alipay to Boost Chinese Tourism

China is California’s top long-haul market. So it's a smart move for Brand USA and San Diego to partner with Alibaba, given that Chinese travelers use Alipay and online travel platform Fliggy on a daily basis.

San Diego Deploys Alipay to Boost Chinese Tourism

Tourism

San Diego Is Turning to Tijuana to Get More Chinese Tourists

San Diego is hoping direct flights between Beijing and Tijuana, its neighbor to the south, will deliver more tourists from China. But the destination isn't just banking on the airlift: Marketers are reaching out to tour operators and launching an advertising program in partnership with Brand USA.

San Diego Is Turning to Tijuana to Get More Chinese Tourists

Tourism

Grand Hotels Are Getting Long-Overdue Attention From Developers

Guess what? Travel's favorite buzzword du jour, "authentic," can apply to Grand Hotels, and developers are taking advantage.

Grand Hotels Are Getting Long-Overdue Attention From Developers