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How to Plan a Corporate Event on Catalina Island

Whether you are a seasoned corporate event planner or stepping in for a special project, organizing a corporate event on Catalina Island can pose unique logistical challenges not typically encountered on the mainland. However, it also offers a wealth of distinctive experiences that can turn your event into a memorable one. Choose the Timing:

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October 25, 2023

5 Reasons To Take A Private Tour on Catalina

With travel restrictions and COVID apprehensions making long distance travel less than appealing for many, the island’s popularity has surged – as has the popularity of private tours on Catalina. From bus tours to snorkel tours, travelers are opting for exclusive experiences with just their travel companions. Intrigued? You’re not alone. Here are 5 reasons…

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September 17, 2020

Catalina views for your next Zoom meeting

You can bring a view of Catalina to your video conference calls. We’re all adjusting to this strange new reality and for many of us, that means working from home and video conference calls. While the voyeuristic allure of peering into our colleagues’ home offices provides some distraction, for those looking to liven up the…

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April 1, 2020

A Catalina travel advisor can help plan your getaway

While the days of needing a travel agent for every vacation and getaway are in the past, travel industry professionals are seeing a resurgence in the popularity of travel advisors. Offering much more than just booking services, a travel advisor can provide a personal touch along with in-depth local knowledge, making the travel planning much…

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November 30, 2019

Three common questions about group travel to Catalina

If you’re responsible for group travel planning, you’ve got your hands full. Anything that can make your job easier is a good thing, so here are answers to three common questions about group travel to Catalina Island. How soon should we book? While simple day trips can usually be booked up to three days out,…

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October 2, 2018

Catalina team-building activities for everyone on your crew

There’s more than one reason that Catalina has become one of the most popular new destinations for team-building in Southern California. Convenient travel, proximity to the mainland and near perfect weather are some of the factors, but many event planners are citing the diversity of things to do on Catalina as the deciding reason. Team-building…

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July 31, 2018

Three secrets to successful group travel to Catalina in the summer

Summer on Santa Catalina is a magical time, when refreshing ocean breezes cool sun-warmed sands and the clarion call of island life seems irresistible. That irresistible clarion call means that summer is Catalina’s busiest time of year, making planning group travel during the season just a bit more challenging. Here are three secrets to making…

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June 21, 2018

New year’s resolutions for group travel planners

‘Tis the season for New Year’s Resolutions and if you are responsible for your company’s group travel times, there’s no better time than January to resolve to serve your team better. Here are our Top Five New Year’s Resolutions for group travel planners. Start planning early. Procrastinating may pay off when you are planning personal…

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January 12, 2018

Planning group travel to Catalina Island

Group travel to Catalina Island – like group travel anywhere – can get complicated. Here are our top five tips to make planning a group trip to Catalina Island easier. Choose your port. Ferry boats to Catalina Island depart from four different ports: San Pedro, Long Beach, Newport Beach and Dana Point. Decide which port…

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December 23, 2017

Planning a wedding weekend on Catalina Island

Catalina Island is one of Southern California’s top wedding destinations. With its charming ambiance, convenient location and reputation as the Island of Romance, it’s not hard to see why. For many engaged couples, the allure of a Catalina Island wedding is irresistible, as is the idea of expanding their nuptials into a Catalina wedding weekend….

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October 25, 2017