‘O-fishial’ June 2018 Newsletter
Happy World Oceans Day!
Public Programs is excited to announce our “Tour Days.” Monday – Friday, public visitors will purchase tour tickets to a variety of different tours offered throughout the day.
-Tour topics: Maddie James Seaside Learning Center (MJSLC)Tour, Pilgrim Tour, Ocean Education Center Tour, Aquarist Tour, and more
-Meeting location: Lobby
-Tickets: $5.00 per person/$7.00 day pass (2 or more tours) purchased at front desk
We are rebranding our public whale watching cruise to “Pacific Marine Exploration Tour,” in order to communicate the educational value of our public whale watching experiences. This change will help communicate that this trip is more than just whale watching – it is an opportunity to learn about the smallest and largest animals in our ecosystem and access to scientific tools that other companies do not have. With these changes and the expertise of our new Marketing VP we will fill the R/V Sea Explorer each time it leaves the dock.
In addition, we will be offering a new cruise, “Killer Dana Tour” which will focus on the history of the Dana Point Harbor, from Richard Henry Dana’s visit in the 1830’s to world renown surf spot and recreational harbor. On the cruise, our team will educate the public on shore birds, marine mammals, and the different ships and recreational sports our harbor houses. This program will debut in July.
Please sign up in advance here: https://goo.gl/forms/Yr8aNYYAMa7FDZdT2
We are honored to have The Ranch’s General Manager Kurt Bjorkman build upon his first hospitality training course. Kurt has extensive experience within the hospitality profession. He is generously donating his time, talent and resources to support our collective professional development.
The June 20 schedule will be:
7:30am – Breakfast, drinks Samueli Hall
7:55am – Breakfast concludes
8:00am – WelcomeShip Hospitality training begins
9:30am – Training concludes.