Destination Irvine, formerly named the Irvine Chamber Visitors Bureau, announced the launching of an online sweepstakes to promote Irvine as the "Center of Orange County, CA." The Sweepstakes kicked off on March 1, and will award three winners with round trip airfare for two, a two-night stay at the Hilton Irvine, Hyatt Regency Irvine or the Irvine Marriott Hotel, a $100 gift card to the Irvine Spectrum Center and two VIP passes to the Improv Comedy Club.

Sweepstakes entry, as well as all the details and rules, can be found at

The sweepstakes will run through May 31, 2011. One winner will be selected for each month (March, April, May). One entry per person, per email address is permitted.

The sweepstakes is being held in conjunction with the launch of Destination Irvine's new website The redesigned and enhanced site is a one-stop resource for travelers looking for information on where to stay, play and eat when planning their trip to Orange County, Calif.

"Irvine offers visitors diverse dining, shopping, golf and outdoor recreation," said Wendy Haase, Director of Tourism Marketing, Destination Irvine. "With its close proximity to the area's popular beaches and famous attractions, Irvine is an ideal destination for a true Southern California experience."

Special thanks to the Irvine Sweepstakes sponsors; Hilton Irvine, Hyatt Regency Irvine, Irvine Marriott Hotel, Irvine Spectrum Center and the Improv Comedy Club.


As the city of Irvine's official Destination Marketing Organization, the mission of Destination Irvine, formerly named the Irvine Chamber Visitors Bureau, is to partner with the tourism and hospitality industry to brand and promote Irvine as a preferred overnight destination in Southern California for groups, sports events, leisure visitors and business travelers. Destination Irvine's goals are designed to enhance the economy of the city of Irvine through sustained growth in tourism spending, resulting in an increase in economic impact.