In Q3 of 2022, Conventions, Sports & Leisure International (CSL) completed its Case Study Assessment of Culinary & Hospitality Program Review, a presentation report summarizing existing culinary and hospitality programs relevant to potential future programs in the Coachella Valley. The report was conducted to assist local education and visitor industry stakeholders with their evaluation of various aspects of a new culinary and hospitality program here. On January 20, the College of the Desert Board of Trustees decided to postpone a vote on the approval of new designs for the long-awaited Palm Springs campus due to the absence of Trustee Fred Jandt. Here is the updated presentation deck that was prepared for COD's Jan. 20th Board of Trustees meeting. We look forward to sharing more with you on this development as we proceed.
Visitors generate significant economic benefits to households, businesses, and the government alike, making the travel sector an integral part of the Greater Palm Springs economy and representing a critical driver of Greater Palm Springs’ future. In an effort to quantify that significance, Tourism Economics has started the data collection process for the 2022 Tourism Economic Impact Study. This expected to be completed in Q2.
A significant share of visitors to the Coachella Valley stay in short-term vacation rentals (STVRs), and their spending drives much of the local jobs and income. To quantify the economic significance of short-term vacation rentals in Greater Palm Springs, Tourism Economics has started the data collection process for the 2022 STVR Economic Impact Study. We expect to finalize this study in Q2.
In mid-January, Conventions, Sports & Leisure International (CSL) had a very successful in-market kickoff meeting for the Riverside County Feasibility Study for an Amateur Sports Complex. The focus of this study is to help identify potential events and determine the size, location, and amenities needed to be successful. We expect to finalize this study in Q2.
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