WCVA Welcomes Luke Zak As Sports Destination Sales Executive

Sports Professional Brings More Than a Decade of Experience to Promote the Region BEAVERTON, ORE. (November 10, 2021) — The Washington County Visitors Association (WCVA) is pleased to announce that Luke Zak has joined the organization as its new Sports Destination Sales Executive. In…

International Travel Returns to the US

After nearly two years of restrictions and prolonged economic loss, the United States reopened its borders to vaccinated international travelers today—a significant milestone in our industry’s recovery and our efforts to rebuild the international inbound travel market. The effects of the border closure restrictions…

OSHA Releases National COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

OSHA released its highly anticipated vaccine mandate for employers with 100+ employees. Employers with 100 or more employees must adopt a policy under which all employees are “fully vaccinated” (meaning two weeks after a one-shot vaccination, such as Johnson & Johnson, or two weeks…

U.S. to Welcome Vaccinated International Travelers Next Month

people om a plane

Last week, the Biden administration announced a new travel policy requiring vaccinations for foreign national travelers to enter the United States beginning November 8, 2021. This announcement applies to both international air travel and travel across the land borders with Mexico and Canada. International guests…

Tualatin Valley / Washington County Visitors Association Announces Wendy Popkin as New Vice President of Destination Sales

Wendy Popkin

Respected Oregon tourism professional to lead direct group sales efforts of Washington County, Oregon, to meetings, sports and travel professionals The Washington County Visitors Association (WCVA) is delighted to announce that Wendy Popkin will join the organization as Vice-President of Destination Sales on November…

Welcome, AC Hotel by Marriott!

Exterior of the AC Hotel by Marriott

The city of Beaverton welcomed its newest hotel, the AC by Marriott September 14, 2021! The AC Hotel by Marriott Portland Beaverton, opened its doors The new property is located next to the new Element by Westin and features a modern European hotel experience…

New Statewide Mask Requirements Issued by Gov. Kate Brown

Oregon Indoor Mask Requirement, effective Friday, August 13  Goal of indoor mask requirement is to limit the spread of the Delta variant as much as possible indoors, where COVID-19 spreads more easily. The requirement works in combination with efforts to encourage more Oregonians to…

Washington County Cooling Centers – UPDATED

In anticipation of the upcoming heat wave, Washington County is opening cooling center locations August 11-14, 2021 (see map >>>). Two pet-friendly locations are available: St. Anthony’s Church in Tigard and the Hillsboro Civic Center. Hot Weather Resources: Hot weather web page (English/Spanish) Map of…