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San Diego Tourism Authority Hires New CEO

Julie Coker, CEO of the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau, has been hired to lead San Diego’s Tourism Authority, replacing longtime CEO Joe Terzi, who announced his planned retirement last year. (The San Diego Union-Tribune)

U.S. Travel Announces Upgrades to IPW 2020

U.S. Travel will implement a new educational program, additional booth options, an upgraded press conference format, and more networking time to bring attendees together. (TravelPulse)

Hilton Launches New Brand Called Tempo

Hilton is bolstering its presence in the lifestyle space with the launch of Tempo by Hilton, a limited-service concept that targets a demographic the company has dubbed "modern achievers." (TravelPulse)