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Lodging Metrics - December 2014

02/13/2015

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 •  Los Angeles ranked 7th place among the Top 25 Markets with an Occupancy rate of 67.5%, up +1.6% compared to the same period last year (66.4%).
 • Los Angeles ADR was $138.46 and ranked 6th among the Top 25 Markets, up +6.7% compared to the same period last year ($129.71).
 • Los Angeles RevPAR was $93.44 and ranked 6th among the Top 25 Markets, up +8.5% compared to the same period last year ($86.14).
• Rooms nights sold were 2.05 million countywide, reflecting a +2.5% increase over December 2013 (2.00 million room nights).
• The LAX area (75.2%) and South Bay (69.9%) both reported the highest Occupancy rate for the month. 
•  Long Beach (+19.1%) and L.A. Southeast (+12.1%) reported the largest YOY RevPAR growth.

There's a New Top Chef in Town

02/13/2015

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After an intense season of culinary feats, Mei Lin takes home Bravo TV's coveted "Top Chef" title and becomes the third woman in the show’s history to win the honor.

LATCB at Work - February 2015

02/12/2015

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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.

News & Notes - February 2015

02/12/2015

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The list of top destinations on social media for December 2014 was revealed last week by Skift.com, the largest industry intelligence and marketing platform in travel. Los Angeles Tourism climbed to the top 10 list for overall social media performance as calculated by the Skift team, which uses massive amounts of raw data collected from the four major social media platforms: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube. Los Angeles Tourism joins an impressive list comprised of only one other U.S. city (Philadelphia), three U.S. states (Florida, Colorado and Georgia) as well as the countries of Australia and Argentina. Our fantastic Digital Marketing team continues to be at the forefront of these important mediums as Discover Los Angeles has the most Instagram followers among U.S. cities and was the first U.S. city tourism board to exceed 1 million Facebook likes in 2012. To read the entire list of top destinations on social media click here.

Living room of Hollyhock House

Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House Reopens

02/11/2015

Daniel Djang

Following a multimillion-dollar restoration, Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House, an iconic architectural masterpiece in the heart of Barnsdall Park, is celebrating its official reopening on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015.

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A Letter to Boston from L.A.

02/10/2015

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Hey Boston, I heard you broke up with Snow the other day. Come out to the West Coast and let’s have some fun in the sun. It's a three-day weekend and the forecast is in the 80s!

dineL.A. Winners Announced

02/10/2015

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After another successful dineL.A. Restaurant Week, the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board is pleased to announce the winners of our two dineL.A. giveaways. Congratulations to both winners!

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