Hotel Performance January 3-9, 2021

hotel lobby

COVID-19 has directly affected the hotel industry throughout the United States, and Washington County is no exception. This time of year traditionally is a “soft” period for area hotels. However, we are still seeing decreases directly tied to the decrease in business and leisure travel due…

Looking Ahead, Oregon 2021

Looking ahead, Oregon 2021

HSMAI Oregon’s Educational Series is hosting a look at travel in Oregon for 2021, featuring Todd Davidson, CEO of Travel Oregon, and Oregon Tourism Commission chair Scott Youngblood, general manager of Embassy Suites Washington Square. Learn more about Travel Oregon’s plan for recovery for…

Hotel Performance December 27-January 2

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COVID-19 has directly affected the hotel industry throughout the United States, and Washington County is no exception. This time of year traditionally is a “soft” period for area hotels. However, we are still seeing decreases directly tied to the decrease in business and leisure…

Hotel Performance December 20-26

A hotel lobby

COVID-19 has directly affected the hotel industry throughout the United States, and Washington County is no exception. This time of year traditionally is a “soft” period for area hotels. However, we are still seeing decreases directly tied to the decrease in business and leisure…

November Hotel Performance

man with suitcase in hotel lobby

According to STR, which provides premium data benchmarking, analytics and marketplace insights for global hospitality sectors, Washington County’s hotel occupancy in November 2020, is still being negatively affected by the COVID-19 crisis. The occupancy level for the year (to date) is 45.4, a 37.6%…

Hotel Performance November 29-December 5

Washington county Hotels COVID-19

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 Remains at ‘Extreme Risk’ level

Washington County, Oregon remains in the “Extreme Risk” category in the state’s new public health framework. The county has been in this category since December 3. The current risk level and its safety measures are in effect December 18-31 and are revaluated every two…

Grant Opportunities for Washington County Businesses

Washington County business recovery center

Today Washington County announced a new grant program, as well as extended the deadline  for food service, hotel and tourist establishments to apply for Coronavirus Relief Funds. New Grants Application Opened Today Washington County is asking you to please help spread the word about…

Hillsboro Businesses Need Outdoor Seating Permits

Downtown hillsboro

Restaurants and bars in Hillsboro need to apply for two permits in order to set up new outdoor seating. Under the latest state guidance for COVID-19 prevention, Washington County is considered an “extreme risk” county and currently, only outdoor dining is allowed. That means…

Hotel Performance November 22-28, 2020

hotel lobby

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 22-28…