December 18th, 2013

Airline Extends Schedule through June, Introducing Four New Daily Nonstop Travel Destinations from San Diego: New Orleans, Orlando, Seattle, and Portland, Ore.December 16 – Dallas, TX – Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) revealed four new daily nonstop travel destinations to citizens of San Diego today during the opening of the airline’s mystery gift that landed at Balboa Park last week. Todd Gloria, Interim Mayor of the City of San Diego, helped Southwest Airlines and local Rapid Rewards…

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October 10th, 2013

posted by MARIT OCTOBER 10, 2013 in EXPANSION, MEETING PLANNERS, NEWS AND DEVELOPMENTSToday, the California Coastal Commission voted unanimously in approval of the San Diego Unified Port District Port Master Plan Amendment for the expansion of the San Diego Convention Center and Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel Expansion. The approval stood as the last permitting requirement for the $520 convention center expansion project to move forward.Upon completion, the environmentally-friendly project…

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October 1st, 2013

New YorkOctober 1, 2013 – A federal government shutdown could put a damper on people’s vacation plans. If the government shuts down on Oct. 1, tourists would not be able to enter the Lincoln Memorial, Independence Hall, the Statue of Liberty and other attractions run by the National Park Service. Travelers already camping in national parks would have two days to leave.In Washington, D.C., all 19 museums and galleries run…

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August 26th, 2013

SAN DIEGO – August 13, 2013 – The Green Build expansion at San Diego International Airport opened to passengers today, marking the completion of the largest project in the airport’s history. The Green Build was completed on schedule and is expected to be $45 million under budget.Key features of The Green Build include: • 10 new gates to reduce terminal congestion and provide expanded, more comfortable passenger waiting areas; highlights include new seating equipped with built-in cup…

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March 13th, 2013

The city of San Diego has hired the Los Angeles-based production firm Autonomy to produce the 2015 Centennial of the Panama-California Exposition in Balboa Park.The company’s credits range from working with Heineken to produce a show for the UEFA Champions League Trophy Tour in Guadalajara to collaborating with Corazon (Mexico’s largest independent TV production company) in several projects, including a series for MTV Tr3 being shot in Los Angeles.The firm also produced the 2010…

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