Catalina was included online in Travel + Leisure (5,562,500 UVM) in a roundup of  “12 Best Tropical Vacations in the U.S. for Stunning Islands, Charming Beach Towns, and Beautiful Resorts”.

The writer, Patricia Doherty, includes a link to the Love Catalina site and notes, "Located off the coast of Southern California, Catalina Island is both tropical and lush, with beaches, mountains, and plenty of places to stay, from resorts to campsites. Snorkeling, kayaking, fishing, diving, boating, mountain biking, zip lining, and hiking are just some activities to keep you entertained on the island.”