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Doubletree hotel in Mission Valley is sold

The 219-room Doubletree hotel in Mission Valley has sold for more than $49 million, marking the second hotel deal in a week. Built in 1970, the Doubletree San Diego-Hotel Circle was sold to Oak Coast Properties, a four-year-old investment firm that invests in retail, residential and hotel properties. Also selling in the last week was...
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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...