2021 Washington County Hotel Performance

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Washington County’s hotel industry grew throughout 2021 with the addition of new hotels and an upswing in hotel occupancy levels. Hotel Performance Shows Measured Improvement Washington County’s hotels continue to show improvement from the unprecedented lows of calendar year 2020, according to STR. While…

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…

Get Listed!

Attention Oregon Lodging Industry: It’s time to make sure your lodging property is included in the 2022-2023 Travel Oregon Visitor Guide. Printed annually, the guide is the only statewide print piece for comprehensive lodging listings. Any transient lodging property in Oregon that pays the…

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…

WEEKLY HOTEL PERFORMANCE: OCT. 3-9, 2021

Trends in hotel occupancy in Washington County continue to increase over the same period last year, with weekends (Friday and Saturday nights) bringing in stronger occupancy than other days of the week. For the week of Oct. 3-9, the overall occupancy (OCC) was 63.6%,…

U.S. to Welcome Vaccinated International Travelers Next Month

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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…

Attention Stakeholders: Co-Create the Future of Oregon Tourism

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Travel Oregon and international tourism experts, Destination Think!, invite you to participate in one a virtual workshop October 8, from 9-11:45 a.m. The world is changing, agility to adapt to a quickly shifting tourism landscape is needed, and social justice and racial equity are…

Hotel Performance April 25- May 1, 2021

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After a year of declines, Washington County’s hotel performance is starting to see a rebound. For the week of April 25-May 1, occupancy levels reached nearly 60% at 57.5%. While this number is lower from pre-COVID occupancy levels, it is a 159% improvement over…

Celebrate the Power of Travel

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National Travel and Tourism Week 2021 (May 2-8) spotlights the collective strength of the U.S. travel industry This National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW), there is more reason than ever to celebrate the collective strength of the U.S. travel and tourism industry and its…

Hotel Performance April 18-24, 2021

COVID-19 has directly affected the hotel industry throughout the United States, and Washington County is no exception. We have been seeing decreases directly tied to the decrease in business and leisure travel due to COVID-19 and related travel restrictions and recommendations. Now, more than a year after the…