from the San Diego Daily Transcript (Dec. 31, 2012):
“Despite a national economy that remains sluggish, the hotel industry in San Diego is picking up. That’s good news for hotel management company RA Rauch & Associates.
The firm currently operates four hotels in San Diego. It owns and operates a Homewood Suites by Hilton and a Hilton Garden Inn, both in Del Mar, and manages boutique hotels El Cordova in Coronado and Pantai Inn in La Jolla.
All of its hotels are up in occupancy and daily room rate, said Robert Rauch, president of RA Rauch & Associates. The Hilton branded hotels are running at 82 percent occupancy year to date, while the Pantai Inn is driving room rates that are among the highest in the county, according to Rauch…”