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Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center Welcomes Back Events | News

LONG BEACH, Calif., July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center will open its doors to conventions and events on August 8, signaling the reignition of one of Long Beach’s largest economic engines. In August alone, three conventions will bring an estimated $6.9 million in economic impact as approximately 10,600 attendees stay in Long Beach hotels and dine and shop at local establishments. The center is reopening at full capacity, with 14 conventions expected to bring 74,300 visitors with $48.7 million flowing into the local economy through the end of 2021.

Entertainment at the

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US beach volleyball player Phil Dalhausser says Team USA ‘busted me out’ of quarantine hotel

TOKYO – U.S. beach volleyball duo Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena defeated their Brazilian opponents in their second pool play match, after which Dalhausser spoke about being forced to serve a quarantine in a hotel room before competition began.

The Americans toppled Rio Olympic gold medalist Alison Cerutti, and his teammate since 2019, Alvaro Morais Filho, 2-1 (24-22, 19-21, 15-13) at a rainy and windy Shiokaze Park on Tuesday.

“You know, we were better than them by two points, Dalhausser said. “I think it was only a two-point difference in the whole match. That’s a team that’s gonna contend for

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Tourism board talks long-term vision for Daytona Beach

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In this June 12, 2021 photo, Daytona Truck Meet, enthusiasts pack Atlantic Avenue and sidewalk near the Ocean Center, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (David Tucker/The Daytona Beach News-Journal via AP)

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Still reeling from the mayhem generated by the invasion of the chaotic Daytona Truck Meet in June, the Halifax Area Advertising Authority board of directors on Wednesday took a step toward defining a better long-term vision of the World’s Most Famous Beach as a tourist destination.

The tourism board, which oversees and funds the Daytona Beach Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, directed CVB staff

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A new Joie de Vivre beach hotel is mostly a joy, despite a disrupted sleep: the Mission Pacific Hotel



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In late May, Hyatt opened its newest Joie de Vivre property in the unassuming beachside enclave of Oceanside, California. The Mission Pacific Hotel has 161 rooms and a prime location overlooking the beach. It’s flanked by a Wyndham property on one side and a Marriott hotel is one block away, but the Mission Pacific outshines them both.

With sleek, comfortable rooms and the acquisition of a historic

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