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Ed Fuller HSMAI Lifetime Achievement Award, February 20, 2018: Ed Fuller HSMAI Lifetime Achievement Video

Cision PRWeb, January 25, 2018: HSMAI Recognizes Lifetime Achievements Of Ed Fuller And Terry Gallagher



Airport Revenue News, Vol. 16 Issue 195-6, December 2017: SNA Facility Upgrades

Forbes, December 18, 2017: Thailand: The Land Of Smiles is Still Smiling After All Of These Years

Orange Country Business Journal, December 17, 2017: 8 reasons why tourism matters in Orange County

Orange Country Business Journal, November 17, 2017: Study: OC Tourism $20.5B Business

Orange County Register, May 15, 2017: Is the Political Climate Hurting California’s Tourism Industry? Groups Roll Out International Welcome Mat

Orange Country Business Journal, May 8, 2017: OC Visitor Spending Tops $12B in 2016


TravelBiz Monitor, May 15, 2016: “In Conversation” with Ed Fuller

Orange County Business Journal, May 11, 2016: OCVA to Nab China MICE

Orange County Register, May 5, 2016: Hold On, Orange County! The Tourists are Rolling In

Orange County Register, May 2, 2016: Tourists in Orange County Spent $11 Billion in 2015 Visiting Attractions, Eating Out, Staying in Hotels

Orange County Business Journal, March 2016: Tale of 2 Offices as OCVA Arrives in Japan, India 

Orange County Business Journal, March 2016: Destination Marketer Zooms in on China

Gulf Today, February 2016: OVCA Introduces Tourism Package for ME Travelers

Orange County Visitors Association, February 2016: OCVA to Set Up Shop in India, Japan


Orange County Visitors Association, June 2015: GCC Report

Orange County Visitors Association, July 10, 2015: Welcoming Middle Eastern Visitors to Orange County

Orange County Business Journal, June 15, 2015: Travel Groups Gain Ground on Middle East Push, June 7, 2015: California tourism chief backs Gulf carriers in Open Skies row, June 4, 2015: Orange County Tourism Says US Needs Gulf Carriers

Trade Arabia, June 3, 2015: Orange County Confirms Support for Open Skies

Emirates News, May 25, 2015: Ed Fuller Interview with Greg Fairlie

San Diego Business Journal, May 18, 2015: An Infomercial could be in Inventor’s Future

Orange County Business Journal, May 11, 2015: OC 50 (Profile on Edwin Fuller)

Orange County Business Journal, May 11, 2015: OVCA Books Ctrip to Push Local Brand in China


China Daily, October 21, 2014: Ex-Marriott President Cites Importance of Trust in Business

Orange County Register, October 8, 2014: Chinese Etiquette: There’s a Video for That

Orange County Visitor Association YouTube, September, 2014: Orange County Visitor Association China Ready Training

Top Hotel Middle East, July/August 2014: Orange County – The Best of the USA

Orange County Register, July 10, 2014: Orange County Visitors Association Restructures, Looks Abroad

Orange County Business Journal, June 4, 2014: Tourism Promoter Plans Offices in Mexico

Orange County Business Journal, May 26, 2014: Coordinated Effort Taps Coveted China Meetings Market

All-China Women’s Federation (, May 2014: 7,000-strong Tour Group from China Breaks Record in US Trip

China News Service (, May 2014: Largest Chinese Group to Visit US Meets in California

Albayan, April 2014: OCVA Opens Third Office in Dubai

Travel Daily Media, April 2014: OCVA Forays into the Middle East

Dubai City Guide, April 2014: OCVA Selects The Gulf For Its Third Off Shore Office

DubaiEye 103.8FM Radio Talk Show, April 2014: Ed Fuller discusses The Orange County Visitors Association’s Dubai expansion

Gulf Today, April 2014: OCVA opens regional office in Dubai

Company News in Egypt, April 2014: OCVA Selects the Gulf for its Third Off Shore Office

Orange County Register, April 2014: Chinese Company to Bring 7,000 to O.C. for Conference

Travel Daily News Asia-Pacific, April 2014: Largest Chinese MICE group coming to Orange County, CA

The National Newspaper Abu Dhabi, April 2014: Suitors Wooing Arabian Gulf Tourists

Orange County Register, April 2014: Next Site for O.C. Tourism Office: Dubai

Orange County Business Journal, January 6, 2014: Ed Fuller Named Business Person of the Year: Hospitality