Irvine Open for Leisure Travel

Under the guidance of the California Department of Public Health, Irvine/Orange County have met the requirements to reopen safely for leisure travel. As we welcome you back, Irvine's hotels, restaurants, retail, and attractions are committed to providing you with a safe environment that aligns with expert protocols for working to defeat COVID-19.

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Under the Greater Irvine Chamber of Commerce, Destination Irvine markets Irvine as a preferred overnight destination in Southern California for groups, sports events, leisure visitors and business travelers.

As a member, you have the expertise of our sales and marketing team working for you to promote your products and services to visitors, meeting professionals and travel trade, media and the film industry.

For more information about membership, or to request a membership packet, contact
Dinh Ta, or 949-502-4119.

Tourism Economic Impact

In 2018, traveler expenditures for Irvine came to an estimated $750 million., a 21% increase over 2017. The travel industry contributed $47.8 million in local and state taxes.

The travel industry-supported 5,870 Irvine jobs and was responsible for adding $274 million in wages to the local economy.

It is estimated that without visitor spending, resident households in Irvine would each pay $543 more a year in state and local taxes.

Dean Runyan Associates Visitor Impact Report 2018 for Irvine, CA


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