March 2, 2017 FASHION ISLAND OFFERS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA VISITORS UNIQUE SHOPPING, DINING & ENTERTAINMENT ENVIRONMENTS
Located in California’s world-famous Orange County (The OC), Fashion Island is one of the state’s most distinctive outdoor shopping centers, welcoming millions of visitors from around the world each year. From their stunning architectural designs to their impressive retail and restaurant collections and outstanding entertainment venues and seasonal events, the center is a must-see addition to every traveler’s itinerary.
As Newport Beach’s premier coastal shopping experience, Fashion Island features specialty boutiques, world-class department stores and a vast array of restaurants and cafes. Offering a sophisticated, yet relaxed, atmosphere that is distinctively Southern California, the center invites discriminating travelers to discover unique shopping and dining experiences in a coastal resort setting. Views of the Pacific Ocean, iconic palm trees and flora, elegant splashing fountains, artistic sculptures, plush outdoor seating and a sparkling koi pond create the breathtaking ambiance of Fashion Island. A 45-foot, hand-carved granite obelisk fountain, Italian light fixtures and an elaborate Gazebo based on 19th century Italianate cast-iron add to the visual experience. Visitors stroll the Mediterranean-inspired paseos and courtyards to prestigious retailers and restaurants, many of which are found nowhere else in The OC.
Fashion Island is located approximately one hour south of Los Angeles International Airport and only minutes from Orange County/John Wayne Airport, which offers over 20 non-stop flights into Southern California from throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Travelers enjoy the convenience of this award-winning regional airport, which welcomes passengers from major U.S. gateway cities including Chicago, Atlanta, Newark, Houston, Seattle, San Francisco and more. Complimentary guided tours of the Thomas F. Riley Terminal are available for visitors interested in avionics and aircraft. More information is available at www.ocair.com.
A visit to Orange County just isn’t complete without enjoying the wide range of attractions, beaches and amusement parks that set the destination apart, including world-renowned Disneyland and Knott’s Berry Farm. A variety of hotels and resorts are located in close proximity to Fashion Island offering a wide range of services, amenities and transportation.
“The Irvine Company recognizes that travelers have many choices when it comes to shopping and dining while visiting Southern California,” said Christine DuVall, Senior Director, Marketing, Irvine Company Retail Properties. “We’re proud to provide visitors with a distinctive collection of retailers featuring world-class designer brands and California exclusives in addition to an expansive range of restaurants from California casual to upscale, fine dining”, DuVall added. The center offers visitors an array of exclusive offers and amenities from participating retailers and restaurants via the OC Stylish Savings program. Travelers can save hundreds of dollars on shopping and dining from participating retailers and restaurants during their visit. Travel professionals can register for a passcode that can be passed along to clients prior to traveling. The Traveler simply downloads the offers onto their smart phone and presents the page to participating restaurants and retailers to receive their discounts. AAA members and Visa Global or International MasterCard cardholders can simply present an out of state driver’s license or passport at Guest Services to receive a passcode onsite. Multilingual vouchers, which can be exchanged at each center’s Guest Services Desk for OC Stylish Savings offers, are available to travel trade, hotels and attractions upon request by emailing email@example.com. Vouchers are also available online at ShopFashionIsland.com. The OC Dining Card, offered for groups of 12 or more, and shopping packages for group and leisure travelers are available at net rates. Visitors are invited to avail themselves of the many other services and amenities offered through Guest Services, including information about restaurants, stores, events, local attractions, airport shuttles and taxi service. Admission tickets to Disneyland® are also available for purchase at Guest Services. The center offers convenient valet parking and provides complimentary personal shopping services as well.
About Fashion Island
As Orange County’s premier coastal shopping experience, Fashion Island features exclusive specialty boutiques, world-class department stores and a diverse assortment of restaurants and cafes. With 15 million visitors a year, Fashion Island offers a sophisticated yet relaxed, resort-like atmosphere that is distinctively Southern California, with pristine views of the Pacific Ocean.
Owned by Irvine Company, Fashion Island is home to Nordstrom, Bloomingdale’s, Bloomingdale’s Home Store and Macy’s – in addition to Orange County’s only Neiman Marcus, Nespresso, Urban Decay, Nike, SoulCycle, Trina Turk, Vince, Joie and Halston Heritage. Fashion Island also features acclaimed restaurants such as Sushi Roku, FIG & OLIVE, Red O by Rick Bayless, CUCINA enoteca, Hopdoddy Burger Bar, Lemonade, True Food Kitchen and R+D Kitchen. For more information, please visit ShopFashionIsland.com.
Contact: Diana Parsel, Tourism Manager