About Us

Bay Magic Tours was founded by David Rubens in 1999, as the East Bay’s only complete destination management and tour company. We provide meeting planners throughout Northern California with a full range of meeting and destination services, including:

  • Transportation services
  • Event planning
  • Meeting planning
  • Customized group tours
  • Custom-designed team-building excursions and events

Our customized Wine Country tours are designed to give groups an unforgettable experience complete with insiders’ tours of selected wineries and private tastings of some of California’s most distinctive vintages.

We specialize in

  • Napa Valley Wine Tours
  • Sonoma Wine Tours
  • Livermore Wine Tours

Bay Magic can provide a tour anywhere you wish to go. Select from some of our more popular itineraries, or we will be happy to create a customized trip for your group.

Customized, over-the-road, fully–escorted group sightseeing tours include major attractions throughout the West. Some of our past groups have joined us on tours to the following highly-desired destinations:

  • Sacramento and California’s Gold Country
  • Yosemite National Park
  • Monterey-Carmel
  • Ashland and Crater Lake, Oregon and The Oregon Shakespeare Festival
  • Santa Barbara, Palm Springs, Catalina Island, Los Angeles, San Diego
  • Mendocino and the Northern California Redwood Coast
  • Grand Canyon, Death Valley, Lake Tahoe and Las Vegas



David Rubens, CMP: With over 25 years of transportation, tourism and hospitality industry experience, David Rubens provides an unmatched level of personal attention and expertise that is completely focused on the needs of each and every one of Bay Magic’s clients. David is an active member in several Bay Area and international meetings industry associations. He served for six years on the Board of Directors of the Northern California Chapter of Meeting Professionals International. He participates in numerous industry events and educational activities, and earned his CMP designation in 2001. David’s vision and leadership will continue to be the driving force behind all of the programs and services offered by Bay Magic Tours.

Our professional staff works with our clients to identify their requirements, analyze and discuss the options, and provide consistent follow-through and support throughout the entire process, from inception to final production.