OCVB Participates in National Plan for Vacation Day… Special Prize Package up for Grabs!

December 26, 2018

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Oxnard, CA – If you have been contemplating about that special place to escape for a fun & adventurous seaside getaway, now’s your chance. National Plan Your Vacation is January 29 and Oxnard is planning a special prize package for one lucky winner!

The Oxnard package includes a two-night stay at Embassy Suites by Hilton Mandalay Beach Resort, two passes with Channel Islands Parasail and two passes for a Channel Islands excursion via Island Packers.

The eligible winner will be selected through Instagram. Participants just need to follow @VisitOxnardCA, @e.smandalaybeach, @channelislandsparasail and @islandpackers. Individuals are required to comment on how they plan to spend their vacation time in Oxnard using Emojis and tag two friends. The social posts will begin on January 25 and a winner will be announced on Monday, February 4, 2019.

“We are participating in this program to encourage people to take that much needed vacation,” stated Julie Mino, President & CEO of the Oxnard Convention & Visitors Bureau. “Everyone needs something to look forward to and Oxnard makes for a perfect destination to relax and unwind,” she added.

For more information on the National Plan for Vacation Prize Package promotion, contact the Oxnard Convention & Visitors Bureau at 805-385-7545.

About National Plan for Vacation Day
Every year more than half of Americans (52%) fail to use all their time off, creating a stock pile of 705 million unused vacation days, up from 662 million days the year before. “National Plan for Vacation Day is an opportunity for Americans and for America. And who better than the travel industry to help plan the perfect vacation?” said Roger Dow, President and CEO, U.S. Travel Association. “America offers something for everyone, whether you prefer a sunny day at the beach or a snowball fight in the mountains. We encourage every American to plan their time off to explore our great country.”

The most effective remedy for American workers who want to use more vacation days is better planning. Yet just over half (52%) of households set aside time to plan the use of their vacation time each year.

Research shows that planners have a distinct advantage over non-planners: They use more of their time, take longer vacations, and are happier.

  • 53 percent of planners took all their vacation time vs. 43 percent of non-planners.
  • Planners are also more likely than non-planners to use all or most of their time off to travel (33% to 18%).
  • More planners report they are “very” or “extremely” happy with their personal relationships (81% vs. 68%), health and well-being (56% vs. 43%), company (57% vs. 50%), and job (56% vs. 48%) compared to non-planners.

About Oxnard Convention & Visitors Bureau

Oxnard Convention & Visitors Bureau (OCVB) is a non-profit organization designed to increase visitor expenditures through transient occupancy tax, and tourism revenue opportunities through the promotion of Oxnard as a premier travel destination. Oxnard is an easy drive up the coast from Los Angeles or from the northern portions of California. Visitors are encouraged to enjoy Oxnard’s uncrowded beaches, explore the many diverse attractions and outdoor adventures that are unique to the area. A wide variety of hotel accommodations are available ranging from mid-priced rooms to oceanfront and seaside settings. For more information, call the Oxnard Convention & Visitors Bureau at 805-385-7545 or visit the website at www.visitoxnard.wpengine.com.


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