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Where to Stay

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Irvine offers 15 full and select service hotels with 3,610 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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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

 


Upcoming Events

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Blue Whale Migration Fall 2014-$16 Whale Watching Cruise Special Newport Beach

Nov 28 – Nov 30
The annual "Giant Blue Whale Migration" brings hundreds…

Celebration of Orange County's "Quasquicentennial."

Nov 28 – Dec 31
OC's 125th Birthday - Quasquicentennial In 1889, locals voted to separate from Los Angeles…

Selfies with Santa

Nov 28 – Dec 24
Santa returns to Irvine Spectrum Center, this year in Orange County style! Clad in a Hawaiian shirt and board shorts, St. Nick will greet visitors…

Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade & Holiday Lights Cruises

Dec 4 – Jan 4
 The 2014 Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade is the premier Christmas event for Southern…

Run for A Claus

Dec 6
Join us for what will become Orange County's newest Holiday Tradition. The OC Marathon Presents the Inaugural Run For a Claus 5K and Kids 1 Mile…

Christmas at the Zoo

Dec 13
Christmas at the OC Zoo invites children to a special story time with Mrs. Claus and a visit with Jolly Old St. Nicholas. Guests will enjoy seasonally…