The OCVA revealed a total of 50.16 million visitors in 2018 according to a preliminary report on visitation, with spending of more than USD $13 billion.
During the Arabian Travel Market show in Dubai in May 2019, OCVA's CEO Ed Fuller highlighted in the Halal travel summit talk that Orange County has 11 registered Halal restaurants and aims to grow this number in the future.
So for each type of asset, the difference between the final stock and the opening stock is equal to the sum of three flows: net transactions, revaluations, and OCVA. Figures for these flows, as well as figures for opening and closing stocks, are often obtained through surveying enterprises.
Producing these tables however will mean that in collecting data on a sector's assets, liabilities, net financial transactions, revaluations and OCVA, the data will also have to be broken down by counterparty sector.
The Orange County Visitors Association (OCVA
) Dubai office also reached a milestone this month, celebrating its fifth year since the opening of the regional office in the Middle East, making the OCVA
the first and longest US destination to have a permanent promotional office in the Middle East.
Saudi Arabia, followed by the UAE, are markets of immense interest for OCVA
, possibly followed by Qatar.
Fuller recently visited the Gulf to encourage tourism and hospitality revenue to Orange County, California, though the OCVA
has had an office in Dubai since April 2014.
Since the opening of the OCVA
' office in Dubai in March, visitors from the GCC have travelled to Orange County in larger numbers than ever before.
Titled 'The OClassic', the holiday packages - launched by Orange County Visitors Association (OCVA
) California - include features such as one day Classic or Vintage Car hire, complimentary entry into one of the Orange County's (OC's) many Classic and Vintage Car fairs, and complimentary VIP shopping experiences and exclusive discounts worth over $2,000 at the OC's leading retail destinations of Fashion Island, Irvine Spectrum and South Coast Plaza.
ORANGE County Visitors Association (OCVA
) has officially launched 'The OC & ME' travel package in what is an industry first for a United States regional tourism association to create and promote a travel package exclusively created for residents of the GCC.
THE Orange County Visitors Association of California (OCVA
) has opened its first promotional office in the Middle East in Dubai.