Port Hueneme Hoteliers Join Ventura County Lodging Association

Beginning July 1, 2015, Port Hueneme hoteliers will become part of the Ventura County Lodging Association (VCLA), a tourism business improvement district created in 2011 to fund marketing and sales efforts to increase lodging business. - June 10, 2015

The Rage: Microbrewery Tours and Beer Tasting in VenturaCountyWest

Microbrews have hit VenturaCountyWest in a big way with more than a half dozen breweries and brew houses opening in the last few years. It only makes sense that area wine festivals now include beer tastings and craft beer events are growing in popularity. The first microbrewery to take off was... - June 03, 2015

Pet-Friendly Vacations in VenturaCountyWest

Let’s face it, our pets are part of the family. And when families go on vacation, that means their four-legged friends are coming along for the fun. VenturaCountyWest has a growing list of hotels, restaurants and attractions that make dogs feel right at home. More than 20 hotels, inns and RV... - May 21, 2015

Best Hiking/Biking Trails in VenturaCountyWest

Spring offers some of the best weather in Southern California and with the spring-break crowds back in school, the perfect time for an “outdoorsy” weekend getaway. “Some of the most scenic, yet easy-to-get-to hiking and biking trails in California are found in... - April 14, 2015

Spring Fling in VenturaCountyWest

The official start of spring is just a few days away. “Celebrate the season with a girls’ spa weekend in VenturaCountyWest,” suggests Rebekah Evans, executive director of the Ventura County Lodging Association, which promotes VenturaCountyWest (cities of Camarillo, Oxnard and... - March 10, 2015

Ventura County Lodging Association Partners with Oxnard College to Launch New Hospitality Program

A new hotel hospitality program at Oxnard College will begin in August. Ventura County Lodging Association (VCLA) is taking a leadership role in the program’s development and will provide hands-on opportunities for enrolled students. Students have the opportunity to receive an AA degree or a... - February 18, 2015

Final Lodging Results: 2014 Was a Great Year for VenturaCountyWest

New data released by Smith Travel Report (STR), which tracks hotel transaction statistics, show that hotel occupancy rates in VenturaCountyWest (Camarillo, Oxnard and Ventura) increased significantly in 2014 over 2013. - February 10, 2015

Chance to Win VenturaCountyWest Valentine’s Day Getaway

Enter to win a romantic Valentine’s Day weekend getaway in VenturaCountyWest. - January 22, 2015

SportsEvents Names VenturaCountyWest as a 2015 Readers’ Choice Award Winner

VenturaCountyWest (Camarillo, Oxnard and Ventura) received one of SportsEvents’ 2015 Readers’ Choice Awards. VenturaCountyWest was selected after a nomination process by SportsEvents readers who were asked to choose which locations in California provided a high standard of... - January 19, 2015

Authentic Mexican Tastes at the New NOM Tequila Grill at Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach

The cuisine at NOM Tequila Grill might have its culinary roots in Mexico with French and Spanish influences, but the ingredients on the menu are farm fresh and locally sourced. - December 19, 2014

Find the Perfect Presents in VenturaCountyWest

With the holidays upon us, you may be feeling the pressure to find those perfect gifts for the ones you love. No need to panic. Just about every type of gift, in all price ranges, can be discovered in VenturaCountyWest—from outlet store deals, to high-end splurges to antique finds. - December 18, 2014

Holiday Celebrations Are Close in VenturaCountyWest

Hot tamales, wines and visits from Santa are part of what is in store during December in VenturaCountyWest. Ventura Winter Wine Walk & Street Fair Saturday, December 6, noon - 8:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. (wine tasting) Downtown Ventura Admission: $50 (admission to the Street Fair is... - November 17, 2014

VenturaCountyWest Cities Report Strong Occupancy Rates

Summer occupancy rates in hotels in VenturaCountyWest (cities of Camarillo, Oxnard and Ventura) were some of the highest in years. - October 17, 2014

Fall Fun in VenturaCountyWest

Fall is the perfect time to start thinking about weekend or even mid-week getaways. Whether it is picking pumpkins from local farms or celebrating the grape harvest with area wineries, fall is special time in VenturaCountyWest. Agriculture is big in VenturaCountyWest (the cities of Camarillo,... - October 16, 2014

Ventura County Lodging Association to Host Security Training Class

The Ventura County Lodging Association (VCLA) is sponsoring a free anti-terrorism and security training session Friday, October 24 at the Four Points Sheraton in Ventura (1050 Schooner Dr.). The daylong class (9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.) is open to all individuals responsible for maintaining security... - September 23, 2014

Labor Day Weekend Adventure in VenturaCountyWest

Labor Day weekend means a last chance for a summer getaway. Where to go? For those who love music, cars and good food, Labor Day weekend in VenturaCountyWest is the place to be. “It’s still hot inland, so many of our guests tell us that they want their Labor Day weekend to be at the... - August 19, 2014

Strong Increases in Hotel Occupancy in VenturaCountyWest

The most recent Smith Travel Report (STR), which tracks hotel transaction statistics, shows strong increases in occupancy rates in hotels in VenturaCountyWest (cities of Camarillo, Oxnard and Ventura). - June 03, 2014

Rebekah Evans Named Ventura County Lodging Association Executive Director

Rebekah Evans has been named the new executive director of the Ventura County Lodging Association (VCLA). Evans will be responsible for overseeing efforts to attract tourists and business travelers to Camarillo, Oxnard and Ventura, known as VenturaCountyWest. Evans takes over from Gary Wartik, who... - July 17, 2013

Plenty to do on Father's Day Weekend in VenturaCountyWest

With Father's Day weekend almost here (June 14 -16), VenturaCountyWest (the cities of Camarillo, Oxnard and Ventura) has plenty of outdoor activities to make dads feel special. Dads can invigorate their senses and breathe in fresh sea air in Oxnard and Ventura, where beach and sea activities... - May 21, 2013

TV Commercial to Highlight VenturaCountyWest Hotels & Attractions

If you happen to see lights, cameras and lots of action in Camarillo, Oxnard and Ventura in early February, it is because a commercial is being shot to highlight the fun and inspiring things to do in the three cities known as VenturaCountyWest. The Ventura County Lodging Association (VCLA) is... - January 24, 2013

Travel Industry Report Shows Hotel Occupancy Gains for VenturaCountyWest

The most recent Smith Travel Research (STR) report , which tracks hotel transaction statistics, reveals hotels in VenturaCountyWest (cities of Camarillo, Oxnard and Ventura) are on pace to have one of their best occupancy years ever. The August 2012 STR report, shows VenturaCountyWest occupancy... - October 06, 2012

K-EARTH 101 to Give Away Ventura County West Mini Vacations in Upcoming On-Air Contest

Los Angeles radio station K-EARTH 101 is giving away six overnight mini vacation packages to lucky winners during the week of September 24. The contest prizes, which include one-night stays at local hotels, is courtesy of the Ventura County Lodging Association (VCLA) and is part of VCLA's... - September 11, 2012

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