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Cape Rey Carlsbad, A Hilton Resort

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For additional information or photos, or to request a media stay, please contact: 
Jennifer Chidester - Founder & CEO, modern PR
858.472.1952  ∙ 
Raluca State - Media Strategist, modern PR
310.382.4144  ∙ 


Welcoming New General Manager Thomas Lee
Cape Rey Joins the Davidson Hotels

JULY 2016
Cape Rey Caps Off the Summer Season with Festive Celebration
Meeting Guests Get Schooled in Southern California Living

MAY 2016
Summertime Programming at Cape Rey is All About Good Vibrations
Beach Picnics, Coastal Bike Rides, and Junior Rangers Define Summer Fun at Cape Rey

APRIL 2016
Chandler’s Shows Off Revamped Wine Cellar with a Special Sommelier Dinner

Chandler’s Restaurant Charts a New Course to Cater to Coastal Foodies
Romantic Adventures Sparkle, Splash and Fly High at Cape Rey Carlsbad


Union Tribune: The Dish - Valentine's Day Round Up
Modern Luxury San Diego - Top 5 Valentine's Day Restaurants
Your North CountyValentine's Day Dinner Menus in North County
Vacation Idea – 15 Best Romantic Carlsbad Restaurants
Your North County5 North County Hotels Available for Valentine's Day
Macaroni Kid Family Travel: A Seaside Stay at Cape Rey Carlsbad
Arizona Foothills - Cape Rey: More Than A Beach Getaway
Monica GoesMonica Goes to Carlsbad California (video)

San Diego Union TribuneThe Dish: Where to Eat on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
San Diego Family Magazine - Take a Stroll Down Gingerbread Lane
USA Today - 60 Ways to Enjoy Gingerbread over the Holidays
About Travel 2017's Top Wellness Retreats to Book with Girlfriends

Recommend – Inspired Beercations
Great Beer Now  
A West Coast Beercation for the Ages
Splash Magazines  
Carlsbad Beercation: The Center of the Southen California Beer World

NBC LA Worth the Trip – End of Summer Celebration
San Diego Union Tribune – The Dish
San Diego Business Journal – Thomas Lee Named General Manager
Luxury Travel Advisor – Cape Rey Carlsbad Introduces New Excursions

AUGUST  2016
San Diego Business Journal – Thomas Lee Named General Manager
Smart Meetings – 5 Local Adventures to Engage Groups – 25 Best Weekend Getaways from Los Angeles

JULY  2016
The Coast News – Picking Up Good Vibrations at the New Chandler’s at Cape Rey
San Diego Home/Garden – Food First

JUNE  2016 – Pacific Ocean Playgrounds
Tripatini – Summer Music in Swing at Cape Rey in Carlsbad, California
Traveling Dad – Skip the Crowds and Head for Carlsbad on San Diego Coast
North County Food – Chandler’s Carlsbad – Double Down with Cape Rey Carlsbad’s Pony Package this Summer – The Third Annual North Eats Food Fest is Back

MAY 2016
AZ Business – San Diego Offers High-End Getaway Options – Summertime Programming at Cape Rey Carlsbad is All About Good Vibrations

APRIL 2016
Carlsbad Magazine – Delicious Change at Chandler’s
Trench Coat Travels – The “New” Chandler’s in Carlsbad
Live the Sweet Life – Come Stay at the Beach at Cape Rey

MARCH 2016 – Capturing the flavors of the Coast: A One-on-One Interview with Chef Teri McIllwain – An Insider Look at the Chandler’s Restaurant New Tasting Menu
Arizona Fairways – Destination Carlsbad – Teri McIllwain’s Farro Stir Fry – The Nature of Beauty: A One-on-One Interview with Jeannette Handson – Chandler’s Carlsbad Shows Off Revamped Wine Cellar with Special Sommelier Dinner

FEBRUARY 2016 – Rebranded Carlsbad Hotel Lightens Up at Chandler’s – San Diego’s Top 25 Fried Chicken Spots – Heart-Pumping Romance at the Cape – A Romantic Getaway at Cape Rey

JANUARY 2016 – A Foodie Focused Staycation – School Wins Resort’s Gingerbread House Contest – 15 Best Romantic Restaurants in Carlsbad, CA – Relax, Revive, and Get Ready to Face 2016 at a Destination Spa – Restoring Your Soul in the New Year – Romantic Adventures Sparkle, Splash, and Fly High at Cape Rey – Escape to the Cape – Radio Interview with Chef Teri

DECEMBER 2015 – 25 Best Weekend Getaways from Los Angeles – On the First Day of Christmas My SD Chef Brought to Me…
San Diego Reader – Coastal picks in North County: Carlsbad’s just far enough to get away. – Calavera Wins Top Prize in Gingerbread Contest

OCTOBER 2015 – Our Favorite Destination Wedding Hotels in San Diego

Texas Lifestyle Magazine – Golden in Cali
San Diego Magazine – Destination San Diego
Smart Meetings – Smart Moves Meeting Industry, Rob Stirling

Smart Meetings – A Scenic Coastal Detour, NBC 7 SD – Run, Ponies, Run: A Del Mar Stayover Deal
Inside SCV Magazine – Get Out of Town!

JULY 2015
Palm Springs Life Magazine – 
Beach, Beer, and the Bounty of Cape Rey Carlsbad – Cape Rey Brings SoCal to Life
Hospitality Net – Clifton Carmody has been appointed Director of Food & Beverage

JUNE 2015
Memphis Daily News –
 Finding a SoCal Vibe in Carlsbad