Disneyland plans Pixar hotel makeover of Paradise Pier Hotel

The Orange County Register – April 28, 2022 Disneyland will sprinkle a healthy dose of Pixar pixie dust on the aging Paradise Pier Hotel as part of a multimillion-dollar renovation that will include a new back entrance to Disney California Adventure for hotel guests. The Pixar makeover of the Paradise Pier Hotel was announced during a…

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Element by Westin Anaheim Resort Convention Center hotel review

Disneyland Tour Guide – April 8, 2022 There’s a brand new beautiful hotel in Anaheim near Disneyland, the Element by Westin Anaheim Resort Convention Center. They invited me to come check out their new property located just a short 10 minute walk from Disneyland. Let me share with you the many reasons why I’d recommend staying…

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AOCHLA Annual Memberships Expire March, 31 2022 as New Term Begins

Annual membership fees for Active and Affiliate members of the Anaheim/Orange County Hotel and Lodging Association expire Thursday, March 31, 2022. The Association’s new annual term begins on April 1, 2022 to March 31, 2023. Invoices were sent out to all current members at the beginning of the month of March with a reminder email…

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California Lodging Investment Conference completes successful fifth annual event

Travel Daily News – March 21, 2022 Officials of the California Lodging Investment Conference [CLIC], the only hospitality conference focused on the California hotel market, today announced the successful conclusion of its fifth annual event held at the JW Marriott Anaheim Resort.  With nearly 300 attendees, the one-day event hosted multiple panels led by industry experts discussing the…

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Lodging leaders discuss California’s comeback at CLIC

Hotel Management Net – March 18, 2022 Market recovery, inflation and high construction costs in a post-pandemic world were three of the hot topics discussed by lodging industry leaders at this year’s recent California Lodging Investment Conference. The fifth annual CLIC event was held in-person for the first time in two years on March 10 at…

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Orange County Cities See Hotel Taxes Rebound as Visitors Increase

The Epoch Times – March 10, 2022 Some Orange County cities are reporting higher than expected tax revenue from hotels this year, following an increase in visitors as pandemic restrictions ease. During a March 8 Costa Mesa City Council meeting, Finance Director Carol Molina said that the city is on track to receive $1.1 million more in hotel tax revenue…

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9 hotels near Disneyland for every budget

SF Gate– February 14, 2022 Planning a trip to Disneyland is filled with all types of decisions. From where to eat, to does your family really need Genie Plus for the entire trip, to where to stay. No matter what your budget, there are plenty of hotels near Disneyland to make getting to the theme parks easy and stress-free.…

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Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel Review

Park Savers – January 26, 2022 If you’re thinking about staying at the Disney Paradise Pier Hotel, chances are you’re planning on visiting nearby Disneyland and California Adventure. However, roughly a 40-minute to an hour-and-40-minute drive northwest (ah, that infamous LA traffic) rests another California gem: the Santa Monica Pier. This playful piece of beachfront property and…

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AOCHLA Event Recap: Leading Through Adversity to Advantage Luncheon with Marie Knight

The Anaheim Orange County Hotel and Lodging Association welcomed its members back to their first luncheon of the New Year on Tuesday, January 18th. The Association joined its members at the Anaheim Marriott alongside their event sponsor UltraServ and guest speaker Marie Knight. Marie Knight, Owner and Chief Influencer of Knight Leadership Solutions, focused her…

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