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

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 October 2020, Washington…

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…

Washington County Arts Organizations Awarded More Than $1.6 Million in Support Grants

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In late September, Coronavirus Relief Fund Cultural Support grants were issued to 621 organizations around the state. Thirty-two Washington County arts organizations received more than $1.6 million of these funds, which were part of a relief package passed by the Oregon Legislature in July….

Hotel Performance September 20-26, 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…