|CHLA Industry Headlines|
|April 22, 2009|
The California Hotel & Lodging Association announced today that it has partnered with MultiBriefs to create the new Industry Headlines news brief. Beginning April 29, this free, opt-out e-mail resource will provide comprehensive weekly news briefings of the week’s top industry stories.
Each edition of the Industry Headlines contains articles gathered from an expansive list of sources, including The Associated Press, USA Today, The Los Angeles Times, CH&LA headquarters, and leading industry publications. Therefore, Industry Headlines is a great way to stay informed. Plus, it can be easily read in your office, home, or via your mobile phone or PDA.
“MultiBriefs is a great way to get industry news that is relevant to California and keep our members up to date on what CH&LA is doing for membership. We sincerely hope our members will find this to be a useful tool.”
Want to see more? Here are some examples of the articles that will appear in Industry Headlines.
from Union Tribune
For San Diego's sprawling tourism industry, it's the $8 billion question: How do you pry the recession-wary out of their armchairs? An estimated 31 million visitors to San Diego County last year spent about that much at local hotels, restaurants and tourist attractions. But with the ailing economy, those dollars are in serious jeopardy, some industry experts say. More
San Diego Conference Center Capable of Hosting Any Event
from Trans World News
With wedding and prom season fast approaching, businesses, schools, and organizations are on the lookout for the perfect San Diego event space that is large enough for their guest list, yet small enough for the wallet. The QLN Conference Center in Oceanside, rated one of the best meeting and party spaces in San Diego County, serves as the ideal meeting facility for any function, large or small. More
Southern California Tourism Industry Takes Hit
from KPCC News
The local economy has taken some huge hits with the slowdown in the travel industry. Hotel occupancy rates are down quite a bit; so are jobs at hotels. And the shops and restaurants that cater to out-of-towners have also cut jobs. KPCC’s business analyst Mark Lacter says various factors have contributed to the slowdown. More
Drop in Business Travel Hits Hospitality Industry, Creates PR Problems
from Scrips News
It was 2 p.m. on a recent Thursday outside of one of Pittsburgh's busiest business hotels, and the cabs parked there hadn't had a customer in the last hour and 20 minutes. Charles Chuckee knew exactly how long it had been because that was how long he had been sitting in his cab waiting for a fare. The guy in the cab in front of him had given up and driven away. More