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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At times it may seem like a luxury to be able to see a destination before you book it for your next meeting. Let us indulge you with our See It. Book It! promotion - a hosted site visit to Irvine, Calif.

Immerse yourself in our master-planned city - SEE first-hand our outstanding hotel selection, diverse dining, retail and entertainment options.
Experience Southern California in Irvine's unique off-site venues, arts/culture and outdoor recreation. From arrival at the convenient and passenger-friendly John Wayne/Orange County Airport to your departure, you'll be able to envision how BOOKing your next meeting will be a huge success in Irvine - the center of Orange County.

Each qualified planner receives:

✔ Complimentary round-trip airfare from most U.S. cities

✔ Hotel accommodations

✔ Ground transportation

✔ A customized/personalized site inspection based on the requirements determined in your RFP

✔ All meals

In addition, your site inspection includes; a minimum of three hotel visits along with tours of prominent destination activities, venues and various attractions. 


You can qualify, if you meet the following criteria as determined by Destination Irvine staff:

  1. Are you involved in planning, securing and booking meetings at hotel properties for your organization?
  2. Are you currently prepared to consider California destinations for this meeting?
  3. Will this meeting bring at least 100 room nights to Irvine?
  4. Do you have a formal RFP for this meeting?
  5. Do you have verifiable history on this meeting from previous years?
  6. You haven't held a meeting in Irvine in the past two years.
  7. The meeting being considered will be held in the next 36 months.

If you meet these criteria, then you could be qualified for the Irvine See It. Book It!

Complete the online interest form and a Destination Irvine representative will confirm your qualifications and RFP.  Questions, please contact Demea Metcalf, Director of Sales, or (949) 502-4127.

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