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Growth of online rentals a hot topic at Carmel Valley hoteliers’ gathering

The forecast for San Diego’s tourism industry in 2015 is bright with a few clouds. The sunny outlook for the year was presented March 20 at Carmel Valley’s R.A. Rauch and Associates’ annual lodging industry event, “An Extraordinary Year Ahead,” at the Hilton Garden Inn in Torrey Hills. The event featured a discussion moderated by...
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Hotel giants target tech-savvy millennial travelers

the latest breed of hotel, rooms are up to one-third smaller than traditional quarters, with furniture that looks fresh from an Ikea showroom. The work desk is downsized and might double as a nightstand. The Internet speed is super fast. The Wi-Fi is free. Power outlets and USB ports dot the walls, especially near the...

Hotel Expert Predicts Record Year for Lodging Industry

San Diego hotel guru Robert Rauch predicted Friday that 2015 will turn out to be the best year for the hotel industry in San Diego and nationwide. “This is going to be the best year that the hotel industry ever had in the United states by a wide margin,” said Rauch, a hospitality professor and...