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Hotel and Accommodation Industry

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  • Newport Beach police took hotel freebies for favors, lawsuit claims

    Newport Beach police took hotel freebies for favors, lawsuit claims
    A former parking control officer said he was fired from the Newport Beach Police Department for reporting that senior officers were receiving free suites, spa days and alcohol from a high-end hotel in exchange for favors, according to a federal lawsuit....
  • Commentary: Motor Inn is trying to do the right thing

    The Costa Mesa Affordable Housing Coalition has been following the Daily Pilot's coverage of our city's motels with great interest. As mentioned in the articles, some motels have served for years as the only affordable long-term housing for many very low-...
  • Newport says rah-rah to football

    Newport says rah-rah to football
    Step aside, sailing aficionados. The football fans are coming to Newport Beach. Restaurant and hotel managers throughout the city are joining in preparation for the 2014 Bowl Championship Series game Jan. 6. Although the game will be played at the...
  • Presidential Suite dethroned

    Presidential Suite dethroned
    Views from the Presidential Suite at the Island Hotel, experienced in the past by a host of famous guests, can soon be had by anyone willing to pay $65. The former suite on the top floor of the Newport Beach hotel has been repurposed as the Island...
  • Hotel to be rebranded under Irvine Co. management

    Hotel to be rebranded under Irvine Co. management
    The Irvine Co.'s Resort Properties division is assuming management of the Hyatt Regency Irvine as the group continues to expand. The Newport Beach-based Irvine Co. has reached an agreement with Hyatt Hotels Corp. to take over management and rebrand...
  • Alibaba Motel fined for 54 building code violations

    Alibaba Motel fined for 54 building code violations
    A Costa Mesa motel has been fined more than $3,000 for alleged problems found during a recent code enforcement inspection. The Alibaba Motel, 2250 Newport Blvd., received 54 building code violations that include illegal remodeling, improper cleanup of...
  • Planners to tackle 'problem' motels

    The Costa Mesa Planning Commission will begin examining a series of measures Monday aimed at addressing problematic motels in the city. The five-member commission won't take any specific action during its 6 p.m. meeting at City Hall but will receive a...
  • Planning Commission explores problem motels

    The Costa Mesa Planning Commission on Monday heard about upcoming plans to tackle problematic motels in the city. The five commissioners also asked questions of city staff and requested further information as the problems often associated with the...
  • Problem motels could be charged for excessive police calls

    Costa Mesa city officials are considering charging problem motels per police call if they require an excessive amount of attention from law enforcement. The City Council will discuss that possibility at its Tuesday night meeting and could direct staff...
  • Biz News: Pelican Hill, Island earn Forbes stars

    The Resort at Pelican Hill and the Spa at Pelican Hill recently received five stars in the annual Forbes Travel Guide. This is the 55th year for the ratings and the fifth consecutive year Pelican has earned the distinction. The Forbes Guide was...
  • Thwarted suicide nets hotel worker honors

    Thwarted suicide nets hotel worker honors
    When a guest demanded a room at Newport Beach's Island Hotel during the afternoon of Oct. 20, employee Andrew Shoashekan thought she was acting odd. On Thursday, almost exactly two months later, Newport Beach police honored Shoashekan for what he did in...
  • Art or cheaper hotels?

    Just as understanding art falls to a matter of perspective, so too does deciding how to fund it. Two Newport Beach council members disagree about whether to spend a possible $150,000 annual allocation on the arts – as the giver intended – or...