November 2014 Lodging Metrics

01/14/2015

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• Los Angeles ranked 5th place among the Top 25 Markets with an Occupancy rate of 72.4%, flat from last year’s November Occupancy.
• Los Angeles ADR was $144.64 and ranked 8th among the Top 25 Markets, up +6.4% compared to the same period last year ($135.90).
• Los Angeles RevPAR was $104.79 and ranked 7th among the Top 25 Markets, up +6.4% compared to the same period last year ($98.44).
• Rooms nights sold were 2.13 million countywide, reflecting a +0.9% increase over November 2013 (2.11 million room nights).
• The LAX area (76.8%) and Santa Monica/Marina Del Rey (75.5%) both reported the highest Occupancy rate for the month. 
•  Long Beach (+15.9%) and LA North (+12.3%) reported the largest YOY RevPAR growth.

What's Coming - January 2015

01/13/2015

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Join us for the next L.A. Tourism monthly Member Mixer coming up on Thursday, Jan. 22 (5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.) at Sadie Kitchen & Lounge

News & Notes - January 2015

01/13/2015

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Los Angeles welcomed 43.4 million visitors in 2014, a remarkable fourth consecutive record-setting year. In this first newsletter of 2015, L.A. Tourism features upcoming January and February events like dineL.A's Restaurant Week, the Pan African Film Festival and the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. With an eye towards 50 million annual visitors in 2020, L.A. Tourism extends best wishes for an exciting, healthy and prosperous New Year.

LATCB AT WORK – JANUARY 2015

01/13/2015

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Around the world, in town, and on the web, LATCB is working to help grow and support the Los Angeles tourism community and keep the world coming to L.A.

Ham and cheese croissant at Farmshop

The Best Croissants in Los Angeles

01/08/2015

Joshua Lurie

The croissant, an elegant pastry with Parisian and Viennese roots, classically comes in a crescent shape. However, as the pastry has proliferated throughout the world, the shape, fillings and toppings have diverged from its origins. From classic to avant garde, learn about 11 of the best croissants in Los Angeles.

Elvis Presley "Forever Cool"

Elvis Presley's 80th Birthday Celebrations in Los Angeles

01/07/2015

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Elvis Presley would have been 80 years old on Thursday, Jan. 8. Fans in Los Angeles and around the world are paying tribute and celebrating the King’s birthday. From live music performances to special food menus and a tiki party, read on for Elvis Presley 80th birthday events.

“Well, it's one for the money / Two for the show / Three to get ready / Now go, cat, go”!

Smoked salmon pizza at Spago Beverly Hills

L.A.'s Most Iconic Dishes: The Classics

01/05/2015

Daniel Djang

By Daniel Djang and Stacey Sun

Los Angeles has one of the most exciting and influential dining scenes in the country. Contemporary L.A. chefs are creating multicultural dishes that are already considered modern classics. For generations, many dishes that were created in L.A. have become culinary icons, featured on menus across the country and around the world. Here are classic L.A. dishes that have stood the test of time.

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