Business and Tourism

32 Employers Will Be At Anaheim Resort Jobs Fair Tomorrow, May 3

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From the Disneyland Resort: Those looking to be part of the travel and tourism industry are invited to attend an Anaheim Resort Job Fair on May 3, 9 a.m.-noon, at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel. Sponsored by the Disneyland Resort and in partnership with S.O.A.R., Visit Anaheim and the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce, the fair will feature more than 20 businesses ...

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Anaheim Resort Visitor Growth Off To Strong Start In 2018

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The most recent Anaheim visitor statistics from Visit Anaheim show the Resort District is off to a strong start in 2018, with visitor volume and spend pacing ahead of 2017. An estimated 1.8 million visitors came to Anaheim in January 2018, representing a 4.8% increase over the previous year.  Visitor spending throughout Orange County pumped nearly $670 million to the local ...

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Record-Breaking 24.2 Million Tourists Visited Anaheim in 2017

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Anaheim welcomed a record-setting 24.2 million tourists in 2017 – an increase of 1 million people over 2016 – Visit Anaheim announced yesterday; Visit Anaheim is the official destination organization for Anaheim. 2017 was the fifth record-setting year in a row in terms of tourism visitation to Anaheim. Last year’s increase represents a 5.1% visitor volume increase from 2016 to 2017. ...

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Veteran With Successful Luxury Properties Track Record To Be General Manager Of Planned Westin Anaheim Resort

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Wincome Group has announced the appointment of Carmine Iommazzo as the General Manager for The Westin Anaheim Resort, the under construction four-diamond hotel expected to open in late 2019. In this new role, Iommazzo will oversee all aspects of the luxurious new hotel, including its 613 stylish guestrooms, 101 suites, three restaurants, two bars including a rooftop lounge, and more ...

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Disney Unveils New Luxury Hotel Plans, Relocates New 6,500 Parking Structure to West Side of Disneyland Resort

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Last week, Disney unveiled plans for its new 4-Diamond hotel project as part of incorporating all its Disneyland Resort hotel properties – and Downtown Disney – into an integrated hotel area. The company also announced it was relocating its proposed 6,500-space parking structure from a site near the theme park’s Eastern Gateway, and would instead build it next to the ...

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Ribbon Cutting Officially Opens New 200,000 Square Foot Expansion of Anaheim Convention Center

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Anaheim city officials performed the ceremonial ribbon cutting on September 26 and officially opened the 200,000 square-foot Anaheim Convention Center North expansion. The $190 million expansion makes Anaheim one of just 11 cities in the nation with more than a 1 million square feet of meeting space, and 75 conventions and meetings have already been booked for the expanded facility. ...

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Anaheim Leaders Break Ground On New 4-Diamond Westin Hotel In Resort District

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Today, Anaheim community leaders, local government officials and tourism and business partners gathered at the site of the former Anabella Hotel in Anaheim to break ground on the 7-story, 613-room Westin Anaheim Resort, the newest four-diamond hotel in Anaheim and the first non-Disney luxury hotel in the City. The $245-million project will add new options to the area to accommodate ...

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Westin Anaheim Resort Going Up On Anabella Hotel Site

The Westin Anaheim will be first newly-built Westin in OC in 25 years

The City of Anaheim has wanted a Westin Hotel to the Resort District for nearly 20 years, and is getting its wish: the Wincome Group announced that the 4-Diamond hotel it is building on the site of the Anabella Hotel will carry the Westin brand. The new hotel will be the first Westin in Southern California in more than 25 ...

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Sheraton Park Hotel Announces New Program for Families Affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder

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From Visit Anaheim: The Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort has introduced a program tailored to support families travelling with children affected by ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder). By working with specialists in the field, the program has been designed and customized through specialized staff training, a pre-arrival consultation with families, personalized amenities to meet guests’ specific needs, availability of special dietary ...

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Visitors Spend $710 Million in Anaheim in May 2017

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2.4 million people visited Anaheim in May and spent $710 million in Orange County, according to Visit Anaheim, which markets the city as a destination for business and leisure travel.  That’s a 19% increase over the number of visitors in May 2016, and in-OC spending grew by 9.5% over the same period last year. All told, 10 million visitors have ...

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