What’s New on Catalina Island

2017 Catalina Island Visitors Guide Debuts

Media contact Cathy Miller, Director of Sales & Marketing

Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau



The fully updated 2017 Visitors Guide is the essential trip planning tool for all visitors to Catalina Island.  The 76 page includes detailed information on hotels, attractions, restaurants and tours available on the island.  Expanded areas of coverage this year include more information on weddings and meetings facilities.  Produced by Mix Marketing the guide is available in both hard copy and digital versions.  Hard copies will begin being distributed later this week with the digital version online shortly.

To request a 2017 Visitors Guide by mail go to catalinachamber.com/about/catalina-island-visitors-guide/ or call 310.510.1520.  The guides are also slated for distribution in California Welcome Centers, AAA Offices throughout the western US, at consumer travel shows and to southern California Concierges.

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Catalina Island Visitor Text Alerts Now Available

Media contact Amelia Lincoln

Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau



Consumers seeking information on Catalina Island visits are invited to sign up for text alerts by sending CATALINA to 66866.  Alerts are slated to launch any day now and will be issued when special offers, discounts and/or event tickets go on sale.

Island of Romance Packages and Offers

Media contact Jim Luttjohann

Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau



For a romantic Valentine’s Day getaway, look no further than Catalina Island!

Located just an hour from coastal southern California, Catalina Island, known as the Island of Romance, is a true lover’s paradise.  The Mediterranean charm of Avalon, the island’s only city, offers a romantic setting.  Accommodations that include everything from beachfront hotels to cozy bed and breakfasts, well-appointed condos, charming cottages and even a four-star inn are available.  Many of the hotels have romantic amenities such as fireplaces, private balconies and ocean views.

Many of the Island’s hotels, restaurants, spas and tour operators are offering special Island of Romance packages.  To take advantage of these offers, find details, promo codes and additional information go to catalinachamber.com/about/catalina-island-of-romance/

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Urban Adventure Quest offers two new adventures

Media Contact: Christie Walker

Email: Christie@urbanadventurequest.com

Phone: 805-603-5620

Website: www.UrbanAdventureQuest.com

Urban Adventure Quest has added two new adventures on Catalina Island, a new walking tour and a new golf cart tour, bringing the total up to five scavenger hunt options. Both of the new tours include completely unique clues and challenges. So if you’ve played any of our original games, you now have two new options from which to choose.

Your ALL New amazing scavenger hunt adventure walking tour will begin on the Green Pleasure Pier and will take you on a journey through Avalon’s rich history and among some of its lesser-known treasures. Catalina Walking 2 has all new games, challenges and fun locations for your team to explore.  This walking tour is 2 miles and take about 2 hours.  Points of Interest include: the Green Pleasure Pier, Downtown Avalon, Waterfront areas, the Casino, Time Capsule and Avalon Canyon.

Catalina Golf Cart 2 is completely different from the original golf cart Quest. Your amazing scavenger hunt adventure will begin in the center of Avalon with the rental of an island touring golf cart for use in a mobile adventure. Your Quest route will take you through the foothills, along the shoreline and past great harbor lookouts as you locate and complete your challenges. Teams will spend two hours in their golf carts making their way through Avalon, out to the Casino and up and down the hills surrounding the city. Points of interest include: the Water Front, Mt. Ada, the Casino, City Park and the Ferry Terminal.

Games are available 365 days a year, sunrise to sunset. Purchase your game online at www.UrbanAdventureQuest.com. Play on your smart phone on your schedule. No one to meet, no one to check in with once on the island. Just purchase and play.

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