Samantha Brown’s “Places to Love” Wins Emmy Showcasing Orange County and Other Destinations

Samantha Brown’s “Places to Love” Wins Emmy Showcasing Orange County and Other Destinations Photo Caption: Brown, known worldwide as the travel-savvy host of programs such as the Travel Channel’s Great Weekends, Great Hotels and Passport to Europe, was the recipient of two awards at the 46th Daytime Emmy Awards. Photo Credit: Instagram @samanthabrowntravels [...]

Visit The OC + California’s Top Tourism CEOs Travel to Welcome Middle East Visitors in 2019

Visit The OC + California’s Top Tourism CEOs Travel to Welcome Middle East Visitors in 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: McCue Marketing Communications Sienna Spencer-Markles | [email protected] Leonard McIntosh | [email protected] 213.985.1011 Visit California Declares U.A.E and Gulf Country States Important Markets to be Targeted with Increased and Renewed Focus for 2019 and Beyond ORANGE COUNTY, Calif.  [...]

Orange County Sets Tourism Record: Attracts 50+ Million Visitors in 2018

Orange County Sets Tourism Record: Attracts 50+ Million Visitors in 2018 IRVINE, Calif. (March 12, 2019) – The Orange County Visitors Association (OCVA) today announced that Orange County welcomed a record-breaking 50.16 million visitors in 2018 according to a preliminary report on visitation. This tremendous milestone brought with it impressive visitor spending of more than $13 [...]

Orange County Tourism Generates Record $21.3 Billion in Economic Impact

Tourism sustained over 179,000 jobs - 8% of all jobs in Orange County - in 2017 IRVINE, Calif. (October 10, 2018) - The Orange County Visitors Association (OCVA) today announced the results of its recent study: "The Economic Impact of Tourism in Orange County, California." The analysis, which updates results from 2016, was conducted to demonstrate the significant economic [...]