Tualatin River Designated as a National Water Trail

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Yesterday it was announced that the U.S. Interior Department has designated the Tualatin River Water Trail as one of the newest routes in the National Trails System. This designation has been years in the making and joins the existing Willamette River Water Trail as…

Masks now required in all workplaces and more

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Oregon has new mask requirements and recommendations amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Masks are now required inside all private and public workspaces, including classrooms, offices and meeting rooms. Employees must wear masks unless they’re alone in an office or private workspace. Along with the new…

2020 Oregon Tourism Industry Stakeholder Survey

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Travel Oregon and the state’s seven official regional destination management organizations (RDMOs) launched a tourism industry stakeholder survey to seek input from communities, local businesses and individuals that drive the state’s tourism economy. The COVID-19 pandemic and necessary restrictions on travel have had devastating…

Metro, Travel Portland Apply for Economic Development Administration Grant

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In a joint effort, supported by the chairs of the board of county commissioners in Washington, Multnomah and Clackamas counties, Metro Regional Government and Travel Portland applied for an Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant to help recover lost meeting and convention business due to…

Industry News from Travel Oregon

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Industry newsletter from Travel Oregon October 2, 2020 Virtual Training, Engagement and Assistance To support economic recovery across the state, Travel Oregon, alongside regional and statewide partners, developed the Virtual Training, Engagement and Assistance program to provide training resources, engagement opportunities and technical assistance….

Hotel Performance Sept. 6-12, 2020

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COVID-19 has directly affected the hotel industry throughout the United States, and Washington County is no exception. While Washington County’s hotel occupancy is performing better than other destinations, it is still a decrease from last year during the same period. For the week of…

Tualatin Valley Wildfire Alerts

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Washington County Fire Information Our hearts go out to the thousands of people forced to evacuate and those impacted by the wildfires burning throughout our state. Oregon’s usually lush, green landscape is experiencing very dry conditions, which paired with high wind caused a greater…

Hotel Performance August 30-September 5, 2020

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COVID-19 has directly affected the hotel industry throughout the United States, and Washington County is no exception. While hotel occupancy is performing better than other destinations, it is still a decrease from last year during the same period. For the week of August 30,…

Celebrating Washington County’s Cultural Communities

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People of color have always lived in Tualatin Valley, from the original inhabitants, the Atfalati tribe of Kalapuya Native Americans, to the multicultural communities that live here now. Washington County is now the most diverse county in Oregon, with the largest populations of Asian…

QR Codes for Tualatin Valley Visitor Information

Tualatin Valley visitor information

We’ve created new QR Codes to help you safely share visitor information about Tualatin Valley with visitors and customers. We invite you to include these codes on any printed materials you distribute in your business. The codes can be scanned by smartphone cameras to…