New Grants for Businesses Affected by COVID-19

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Several new grant opportunities have become available for Oregon businesses affected by COVID-19. The state has approved $20 million to Business Oregon’s Emergency Assistance Fund and Washington County has approved a relief fund for food and tourism related businesses as well. Governor Brown and…

Hotel Performance November 8-14

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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 November 8-14,…

Hotel Occupancy Report for October 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 October 2020, Washington…

Oregon to “Freeze” November 18-December 2

Oregon will be placed on a two-week “freeze” as a new measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the state. The freeze limits restaurants to takeout only, retail capacity to 75 percent and faith gatherings and other indoor crowds to 25 people. Gyms,…

Oregon Issues Travel Quarantine Recommendation

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Oregon Governor Kate Brown, along with Washington and California’s governors, is recommending a 14-day travel quarantine for anyone traveling to or from the West Coast states. As COVID-19 cases rise in Oregon, officials are urging people to stay home, avoid social gatherings and stay…

Hotel Performance November 1-7

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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…

Washington County placed on two week ‘Pause’

Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced that nine counties, including Washington County, must pause social activities for two weeks, starting Wednesday, November 11 through November 25. This pause is a new measure to slow the spread of COVID-19 as cases across Oregon rise. It replaces…

Hotel Performance October 25-31

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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…

Washington County leaders propose Phase 1B

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Leaders in Washington County have submitted a proposal for a revised reopening phase that would allow more business to reopen before the metro area is able to move into Phase 2. Read the statement from Washington County Board Chair, Kathryn Harrington: Our local, national and…

Hotel Performance October 18-24

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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…