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February 2017 Lodging Metrics


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Los Angeles ranked 7th place among the Top 25 Markets with an Occupancy rate of 80.4%, down -3.7% compared to February 2016 (83.5%).

Party girls in the pool at The Standard Downtown L.A.

DIY Coachella in Los Angeles


Jonathan Palmer

Do not despair, ye haters and losers, we’ll make our own Coachella! There are plenty of options right here in L.A. It’ll be cheaper, tastier and about 30 degrees cooler. 

Virgin Australia Introduces L.A.-Melbourne Flights


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On April 4, Virgin Australia, the long-haul airline whose first-ever commercial flight landed in Los Angeles in 2009, will expand its services between Los Angeles International Airport and Australia, by adding Melbourne as its newest port. The airline will operate five services per week. 

The Rise of Silicon Beach


During the first part of the 20th century, the area now commonly referred to as Silicon Beach was known for its eccentrics. Fast forward a few decades, and the region gained a reputation for being unapologetically eclectic. Today, though, Los Angeles’s arguably buzziest area is downright electric.