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San Francisco tops USA hotel performance for February 2014, yet Hyatt still offers Category 4 reward nights

San Francisco is an expensive city to stay as a tourist. confirms that statistically with data showing San Francisco topped the USA in hotel performance for February 2014. San Francisco reported the largest average daily rate increases in the USA in February 2014, up 14.2% to $186.92. Hotel occupancy was 79.9%. All the great…

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Want a small business? Be an Airbnb rental host. is my regular news read. Recently there was an article about new small businesses opening to serve as host for guests using Airbnb rentals to meet, greet and assist travelers. San Francisco has over 6,000 AirBnB listings. These new startup management companies help the listers deal with the problems that arise like how to…

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Uber sued in San Francisco girl’s death

There are frequent articles in the San Francisco Chronicle about travel start-up companies like car ride service Uber and accommodation booking service AirBnB and the disjointed regulatory environment encompassing their services. On New Year’s Eve in San Francisco, a six-year-old girl was killed by an Uber contracted driver who was not carrying any passengers at…

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Outside Lands San Francisco Golden Gate Park

Outside Lands Music and Art Festival is an annual event since 2008 featuring top music groups and attracting tens of thousands of visitors to Golden Gate Park San Francisco. In August 2013,  the sixth edition of the three day music festival included acts like Red Hot Chili Peppers, Paul McCartney, Vampire Weekend, The Head and…

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