Newport Beach launches 'Extras' April 13, 2000 Share 1 -- NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- Several hotels are participating in a program called Extras, organized by the Newport Beach Conference and Visitors Bureau in this Orange County city. The Extras are hotel packages that include at least two weekday nights and one of the following: two roundtrip tickets to Catalina Island, two VIP tickets to the Fashion Island concert series or two tickets to the Orange County Museum of Art."We hope to give each guest a memorable visit that allows them to experience some of the fabulous activities that Newport Beach has to offer," said Rosalind Williams, president of the bureau.Newport Beach is 55 miles south of Los Angeles and 85 miles north of San Diego. The local airport is John Wayne/Orange County Airport.Participating hotels are the Balboa Bay Club, Four Seasons Hotel, Hyatt Newporter, Marriott Newport Coast Villas, Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Tennis Club, Sheraton Newport Beach and the Sutton Place Hotel. The offer expires in September.For more information, contact the bureau at (800) 94-COAST or the Web site at www.newportbeach-cvb.com.