HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif.
Huntington Beach says it is the "ideal Southern California meeting destination
with beautiful sand beaches, ocean breezes, amazing coastal accommodations and,
yes, great weather." Huntington Beach Marketing and Visitors Bureau officials
have backed it up with the following unusual offer of a $1,000 "Sunshine
"Book a qualified RFP by June 30, 2012, and hold the meeting by
December 30, 2012, and receive our Sunshine Guarantee: This means that if there
is more than a half inch of rain on multiple peak days of the program, an
additional $1,000 credit will be applied to the planner's final bill."
"We"re so lucky to have such beautiful weather year-round,"
said Christopher Anderson, director of sales at the CVB. "We think
attendees should experience the HB weather that we all brag about."
In addition, cvb officials said compensation towards site inspection airfare
includes airfare credits, determined as follows: 50-200 total room nights=$200
towards airfare; 201-300 total room nights=$300 towards airfare; 301+ total
room nights=$500 towards airfare. The offer also includes complimentary
guestroom internet for the group and discounts at participating retailers,
restaurants and attractions.