O.C. November hotel occupancy slides 


Average room rates top $136, up 8 percent. Orange County hotels saw fewer guests in November as the average occupancy rate dropped to 69.2 percent, down 5.4 percent from 2005, PKF Consulting reported today.

No lightning bolt for economy 
Jan. 13 (UNION-TRIBUNE): While tomorrow’s playoff matchup between the Chargers and the New England Patriots is a big game on the road to the Super Bowl, it is not expected to deliver a big economic punch for local businesses. No one is expecting a bonanza, whether it’s SeaWorld, the San Diego Zoo, hotels and motels, restaurants or the Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego’s downtown party zone.