Wendy Haase, Director of Tourism Marketing
Destination Irvine


Irvine Hotels' Specials and Discounts Help Make a Trip to the Center of Orange County More Affordable

Irvine, Calif. May 1, 2012 - To encourage summer travel, Irvine hotels have come together to offer specials and discounts ranging from hotel credit to gas cards when guests stay through August 31, 2012*.

"With gasoline prices predicted to hit record levels this summer, we wanted to help make a visit to Irvine easier on the budget," said Wendy Haase, Director Tourism Marketing, Destination Irvine. "Whether driving in or flying in and renting a car, visitors can take advantage of these specials and discounts to help make their trip to the center of Orange County more affordable."

The list of hotels include: Crowne Plaza Irvine, DoubleTree by Hilton Irvine Spectrum Center, Embassy Suites Irvine, Hilton Irvine, Hyatt Regency Irvine, Irvine Marriott, Residence Inn Irvine Airport and Residence Inn Irvine Spectrum.

For full details on the "Save at the Pump with Irvine Hotel Deals" visit
*Three of the hotels' offers are extended through the end of December 2012.

About Irvine
Located in the center of Orange County, Irvine is conveniently accessible via John Wayne/Orange County Airport, train and car. The destination offers visitors shopping, golf, diverse dining, outdoor recreation, arts and culture, along with accommodations for every budget. Irvine's close proximity to the area's beaches and attractions makes it an ideal location for a true Southern California experience.

About Destination Irvine
Under the Irvine Chamber of Commerce, a non-profit 501(c)6, Destination Irvine, funded by a self-imposed assessment through a Hotel Improvement District (H.I.D.) positions Irvine as a destination for visitors, meetings and groups. Destination Irvine through direct sales efforts including database marketing, lead generation, trade show participation, and familiarization tours, sells the destination. In addition, Destination Irvine promotes Irvine through marketing, advertising and public relations efforts.