Breaking News: Washington County Board of Commissioners Adopts Rules to Enforce Mask Mandate

Board of County Commissioners approve local enforcement of statewide mask mandate On August 24, 2021, the Washington County Board of Commissioners, acting in their role as Local Public Health Authority for Washington County, unanimously agreed to enact a new rule authorizing County Health and…

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…

Celebrate the Power of Travel

2021 National Travel & Tourism Week Logo

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…

Element by Westin opens in Beaverton

Element by West Portland Beaverton

The new Element by Westin Portland Beaverton hotel opened Monday, April 26. The Element is a modern hotel designed for short and long-term stays. Nature-inspired spaces, in-room kitchens, spa-inspired bathrooms and other eco-friendly touches throughout the property provide a welcoming and relaxing stay. Complimentary breakfast,…

Hotel Performance April 11-17, 2021

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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…

Hotel Performance March 2021

COVID-19 has directly affected the hotel industry throughout the United States, and Washington County is no exception. Throughout 2020, we saw decreases directly tied to the decrease in business and leisure travel due to COVID-19 and related travel restrictions and recommendations. More than a year after…

Hotel Performance April 4-10, 2021

Oregon lodging

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…

Hotel Performance March 28-April 3, 2021

man with suitcase in hotel lobby

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…

Hotel Performance March 21-27, 2021

hotel lobby

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…