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SBD Global/September 26, 2013/Events and Attractions
Former Australian Skippers Say Cash Dominates Today's America's Cup
Published September 26, 2013
HOTEL PRICES: FAIRFAX NZ NEWS' Michael Daly reported some New Zealanders in San Francisco "have been caught out as they have stayed to see the America's Cup final play out." It is "not just Oracle's rapidly improving boat that has dragged out the final to a record 19th day to make life difficult," it is "also Larry Ellison's Oracle Open World convention." Some "room rates" have gone from $200 to almost $600 a night in the better hotels (FAIRFAX NZ NEWS, 9/25).