The Marina del Rey Convention & Visitors Bureau

The Marina del Rey Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) serves as the official destination marketing organization for Marina del Rey. Our mission is to stimulate economic development by marketing the area for meetings, groups and leisure travel.

About the Marina del Rey Convention & Visitors Bureau

Founded in 2000, The Marina del Rey CVB is a non-profit corporation formed through the joint efforts of the Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors and the six Marina del Rey hotels located within the unincorporated area of Los Angeles County.

The Marina del Rey Convention & Visitors Bureau is funded by an assessment of hotel room revenues from Marina del Rey’s six hotels and by Los Angeles County’s Department of Beaches & Harbors. Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) is set at 12% in Marina del Rey and is allocated to Los Angeles County’s General Fund. Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors funds approximately 30% of the MdRCVB budget. A separate 1.25% hotel self-assessment is collected from the Marina’s hotels and distributed to the Marina del Rey CVB. Funding from Marina del Rey’s six hotels represents 70% of the MdRCVB budget.

The Marina del Rey Convention & Visitors Bureau is governed by a 14-member Board of Directors composed of business, community and government leaders.

2017 Board of Directors

Tony Mira, President

The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey

Daniel Ginzburg, Vice President

FantaSea Yachts and Yacht Club

Tony Palermo

Tony P’s Dockside Grill

Carol Baker

Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors

David Baker

Baker and Oring, LLP

David Lumian

Small Craft Harbor Commission

David Levine

Marina del Rey Lessees Association

Shawn Highland

Pacifica Hotel Company

Misoon Kong

Marina del Rey Marriott

Kevin Lorton

Hornblower Cruises and Events

Chuck McGuire

Foghorn Harbor Inn

Andrea Murray

Marina del Rey Hotel

Remon Pagels

Jamaica Bay Inn

Jacob Vanderwiel

Hilton Garden Inn

Marina del Rey Tourism Services & Visitor Information Center

Planning a vacation, meeting, or social event in Marina del Rey? We’re here to help! Please contact us with any questions!

Marina del Rey Visitors Center

4701 Admiralty Way
310-305-9545 | info@visitmarinadelrey.com
Mon-Fri, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Weekends, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
(Closed Major Holidays)

Olivia Klasila, Visitor Services Assistant
oklasila@visitmarinadelrey.com

Mary Jane Pinkos, Travel Counselor (Weekends)
mjpinkos@visitmarinadelrey.com

Marina del Rey Visitors Bureau Administrative Team

Janet Zaldua, Chief Executive Officer
jzaldua@visitmarinadelrey.com
310-306-9900 ext. 102

Kendra Strey, Communications Manager (Media Contact)
kstrey@visitmarinadelrey.com
310-306-9900 ext. 101

Larry Stafford, Business Development Manager (Meetings & Group Business)
lstafford@visitmarinadelrey.com
310-306-9900 ext. 112

Barbara Littlejohn, Visitor and Client Services Specialist
blittlejohn@visitmarinadelrey.com

Mary Wheeler, Senior Administrative Assistant
mwheeler@visitmarinadelrey.com 
310-306-9900

The Marina del Rey CVB is currently hiring for the following positions:

There are currently no open positions.

 

Economic Value of Tourism

Tourism and hospitality are major industries in Marina del Rey. Marina del Rey Convention & Visitors Bureau has conducted economic impact studies over the last several years to measure the economic value that tourism brings to our community.

2015 Tourism Highlights

  • $382.2 million dollars in total economic impact to Marina del Rey
  • $294 million dollars in total direct visitor spending
  • 2,673 jobs supported by tourism in Marina del Rey
  • 451,000 overnight visitors stayed in Marina del Rey hotels
  • 21% increase in total economic impact for tourism from 2014 to 2015

Download full Economic Impact Report

2015 Year Recap

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