June 29, 2021
When Fashion Island Hotel and Hotel Irvine closed last spring due to COVID-19, our team began exploring potential options to reimagine these properties that are such an important part of our community.
Our research has revealed an opportunity to strengthen the future success of the hotels by identifying a world-class hotelier to reopen and operate the properties. The new operator will likely be a premier hotel brand with national and international expertise to meet the changing needs and expectations of travelers and local guests.
Although we are still finalizing the details and preparing to launch our search for an operator, here are some key points we can share about the planned transition:
The hotels are special properties in our community — hosting events, corporate meetings and traveling guests. Aligning with a premier hotel brand reinforces our commitment to providing exceptional service and memorable experiences for all our guests.