Advertising & Marketing Opportunities2024 VG Info Sheet

Official 2024 Love Catalina Island Visitors Guide

Each year we produce the Catalina Island Visitors Guide as our #1 fulfillment piece and a primary source of information for visitors planning a trip to the island. This attractive, magazine style publication is designed to sell Catalina Island to prospective visitors as a premier, year-round vacation destination.

View 2024 details
Printed each year in January, for distribution throughout the coming year. 
Advertising Contact: Michelle Warner,

Island Map & Directory (2024-25)

End of January/early February: Ad & listing sales begin via email and snail directory
Ad spaces are available first-come, first-served, one per member business.
February 20, 2024: Ad & listing contracts due
March 1, 2024: Artwork and payment due
April: 175,000 maps printed April 2024
Advertising Contact: Michelle Warner,
2024-25 Map Advertising information  View details

Annual Events & Programs

AAA Mailing Opportunity: include your flyer or rack card (fee) in the annual AAA travel office mailing, each year in late Jan/early Feb, contact Michelle Warner:
Taste Around Avalon: 1st Thursday after Memorial Day, May 30, 2024. Sign ups (sent via email and Thursday Update e-newsletter) begin late March/early April. Kick-off to the Annual Avalon Restaurant Weekmore info
Shop Catalina: 1st Saturday in December, kick off December 7, 2024. Treasure Card Hunt & Prize Entries, December 7-14, 2024. (sent via email and Thursday Update e-newsletter) begin mid to late Oct., due mid-November. more info
New Year's Eve Gala Hotel Package Opportunity: hotels/properties offering reservations (at a discounted price, keep the commission or pass the savings along to your guests) to the Gala will be featured on our New Year's Eve event page. Contact Carmen for more information & to participate.

Membership & Mixers

Membership/Renewals: renewals mailed to all members May/June each year, due July 1st (fiscal year July 2023 –June 2024). New member application and info.
Contact: Carmen Chavez, 310-510-1520 or

Member Mixers: Typically held the third Thursday of each month, except August and December. Open to all members to participate.
Contact: Janet DeMyer;

Consumer Email Blast

Sales open in Member Portal 2 x’s/year: April (Q3/Q4) & November (Q1/Q2)
Be a part of our twice monthly consumer eblasts! Get in front of 132,000 consumers interested in receiving special offers and information about Catalina Island. Our average open rate is 32%! Each participant receives space for an image, an offer and 3 links back to your website. The cost is just $300 per ad. View upcoming eblast dates in the member portal or see below

2024 Consumer Eblast Schedule: January - June

  • January 3, January 17
  • February 7, February 21
  • March 6, March 20
  • April 3, April 17
  • May 8, May 21
  • June 5 June 19

Contact: Lynn Stevenson;
Sign up in the Member Portal

Website Sponsored AdsSponsored Ad

Promote your business 24/7 on While every member receives a free business listing, advertising on the site increases exposure to prospective visitors and can significantly increase referrals to your website. Each participant receives one ad with an image, text and trackable link back your website, appearing on all main navigational page of The cost is just $250 per month.
Contact: Lynn Stevenson;
Sign up in the Member Portal

Travel Trade Show Program

Fiscal year program, July-June Co-op buy-in, various $ per show/day Show sign ups in Fall, open to all members
Contact: Michelle Warner 310-510-7653 or

Thursday Update

Emailed to all members every Thursday am; free for members to include a press release due by noon on Wednesday. Member Portal upload preferred. Also, use the Member Portal to add your "Member to Member" offers to this page.
Send info/updates/inquiries to:

Rack Card Displays at the Visitor Center

It's FREE for members to display a 4x9 rack card in the brochure racks at the Love Catalina Island Visitor Center on the Green Pleasure Pier. Drop your rack cards at the Visitor Center. If you have Q's or aren't sure if we already have your brochures, stop by the Visitor Center.
Contact: Carmen Chavez 310-510-1520 or

Group Marketing Co-op

For more information, cost, program/buy-in information, Contact: Cathy Miller 310-510-7649 or

Explore the Island

Catalina Flyer

Catalina Flyer from Newport

$10 Off Catalina Island Ferry

Hop onboard the Catalina Flyer for daily ferry service from Newport Beach to Avalon, Catalina Island in just over 1 hour.

Catalina Sea Spa

Catalina Sea Spa

Recharge with massages starting at $110.

Discover Bliss at Catalina Sea Spa! Book online or call 310-510-8920. Treat yourself and escape to relaxation today!