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…

Restaurant Revitalization Fund Grant Application Opens April 30

Restaurant kitchen

Registration for the Small Business Administration’s Restaurant Revitalization Fund Grant will begin on Friday, April 30. The application will be open until funds are exhausted. Eligible businesses: Entities that own a place of business where the public or patrons assemble for the primary purpose of being…

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

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…

Washington County back to ‘high risk’ for COVID-19

Washington County, Oregon is moving back into the high risk for COVID-19 category on Friday, April 23. Governor Kate Brown made the announcement on Tuesday. This move from the “moderate risk” category is due to the recent increase in COVID-19 cases in the county….

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…