CVBs' Crystal Ball

CVB execs speak out on the economy, airlift trends, and financial and insurance meeting trends

San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau
David Peckinpaugh, president & CEO

On the economic effect

Peckinpaugh: We're seeing consistent pickup on the meetings side, although we are seeing softening on the leisure end. As a top-five market, we're still in high demand and are seeing few cancellations to date — a handful here and there, but nothing like what we've seen during other significant economic downturns.

We're definitely seeing more of a b

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