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Where to Stay

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Irvine offers 14 full and select service hotels with 3,400 rooms. The majority of the properties are located within minutes of the airport. MORE

 
2014-2015 Visitors Guide

Visitors Guide

Whether here for a business trip or a family vacation, let our free Visitors Guide be your constant companion. MORE


 

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E-Newsletter

Destination Irvine's quarterly newsletter is a great way to stay informed about Irvine, the center of Orange County. Sign up

 

Visitor Statistics & Economic Impact

The visitor industry plays an influential role in shaping Irvine's economy, attracting more than one million domestic and international travelers annually for business and leisure.

In 2013, visitors spent $522 million on accommodations, dining, arts, entertainment, recreation, shopping and transportation, this is an increase of 3 percent over 2011.

Tourism industry spending supports approximately 5,490 jobs in Irvine and is responsible for adding $193 million in wages.

In addition, the tourism industry contributes $28.7 million in local and state taxes.

As the extensive economic power of Orange County's tourism industry continues to grow, Destination Irvine helps the Irvine community prosper through its destination marketing efforts.

 

Source: Irvine Visitor Impact Report, Calendar Year 2013, a tourism economic impact study conducted by Dean Runyan Associates.


Click here for National Travel Facts courtesy of U.S. Travel Association

 


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A Whale of an Adventure-Blue Whale Migration Spring/Summer 2014

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2014 Phillips 88 National Championships

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