LA TRAVEL LEISURE

Grounds for Growth

New Fairplex CEO Miguel Santana sees room for more business at 487-acre site

Los Angeles County Fair Association’s new CEO works to boost the fairground’s attraction to a range of ventures.

Tease photo

Amateur Golfers Drive Commercial Opportunities

Organizers of championship event point out its pull with big names from business.

There was more than this year’s trophy at stake when top amateur golfers from around the world descended on the L.A. area for last week’s U.S. Amateur Championship jointly hosted by the Riviera Country Club and Bel-Air Country Club.

Tease photo

Public Charter Operator JetSuiteX to Launch Burbank-San Jose Service

Irvine-based air public charter operator JetSuiteX announced Wednesday it will start service next month from Hollywood Burbank Airport to San Jose International Airport.

Tease photo

Southern California News Group Offers Buyouts

Southern California News Group, an umbrella company of 11 area newspapers including the Los Angeles Daily News in Woodland Hills, the Orange County Register, Pasadena Star-News, and the Daily Breeze, is offering a buyout plan to newsroom employees.

Tease photo

L.A. City Council Authorizes Signing of 2028 Summer Olympic Games Contract

The Los Angeles City Council on Friday unanimously authorized the city’s Olympic bid committee to sign a contract with the International Olympic Committee to host the 2028 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Tease photo

Hotels Stay Hot With 2017 Deals

Hotel acquisitions continue on pace in 2017 without reservations.

Tease photo

Wider Net

LAFC’s large, diverse ownership draws on range of experience here to score fans, pull in sponsors.

New franchise’s game plan draws on a diverse ownership roster.

Tease photo

Long Beach Airport Passenger Traffic Surged in First Half of 2017

Long Beach Airport passenger traffic surged 25 percent in June and 47 percent for the first half of the year, airport officials announced Thursday.

Tease photo

BMG Expanding into Canada

Music company BMG has announced it plans to expand its operations to Toronto, the company announced Thursday.

Tease photo

Daily Flight Service from LAX to Hong Kong Launching in December

Hong Kong Airlines on Tuesday announced it is launching nonstop flights between Los Angeles International Airport and Hong Kong International Airport on Dec. 18.

Tease photo

Walt Disney Co. Reports Lower Profits, New Streaming Strategy

Walt Disney Co. missed analyst expectations on revenue for the fiscal third quarter but beat them on adjusted earnings.

Tease photo

Congress Might Clear Fees at LAX for Takeoff

Senate mulls plan to raise passenger facility charge; major airlines oppose hike.

Los Angeles International Airport is a step closer to receiving tens of millions of additional dollars each year in passenger fee revenues, just as its multibillion-dollar modernization program has kicked into full gear.

Tease photo

Tornante Co. to Purchase English Football Club Portsmouth FC

Michael Eisner’s Tornante Co. has purchased English soccer club Portsmouth FC, the company announced Thursday.

Tease photo

Paul Rosenberg Named CEO of Def Jam Recordings

Universal Music Group has named prominent manager and record label executive Paul Rosenberg to head Def Jam Recordings, its hip-hop and urban music record label co-founded by Russell Simmons and Rick Rubin.

Tease photo