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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 2014, visitors spent $522 million on accommodations, dining, arts, entertainment, recreation, shopping and transportation, this is an increase of .5 percent over 2012.

Tourism industry spending supports approximately 5,480 jobs in Irvine and is responsible for adding $192 million in wages.

In addition, the tourism industry contributes $29.3 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 2014, 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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