Articles tagged “oregon”

Hotels

Hotels Using First-Mover Advantage in Destinations Off the Beaten Path

It's the classic chicken-and-egg dilemma, but more hotels are forging ahead and building in remote areas — confident travelers and businesses will follow.

Hotels Using First-Mover Advantage in Destinations Off the Beaten Path

Online Travel

Daily Podcast: Expedia’s Earnings Revelations

Good morning from Skift. It's Tuesday, February 22, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Expedia’s Earnings Revelations

Coronavirus

Oregon Group Hires Climate Scientist to Walk the Talk on Coastal Tourism

The Oregon Coast Visitors Association's push to tackle climate is encouraging news for the U.S. travel industry, starting with hiring a Ph.D. climate consultant. Figuring out what works for each destination is a complex undertaking but every minute counts to mitigate the climate's impact on tourism. The clock is ticking.

Oregon Group Hires Climate Scientist to Walk the Talk on Coastal Tourism

Tourism

Solar Eclipse Tourism Numbers May Not Have Lived Up to Expectations in Some Towns

We'll have to wait for the register receipts to be tallied but some towns — for whatever reasons — didn't get the mad crush of tourists they were expecting for the great solar eclipse. In Oregon there were some wildfires, and in other states clouds got in the way here and there. The biggest takeaway was that the moon stole the show.

Solar Eclipse Tourism Numbers May Not Have Lived Up to Expectations in Some Towns

Tourism

Solar Eclipse Tourist Influx In Oregon and Idaho Could Be Impacted by Traffic, Wildfires or Weather

Forget about what's going to happen in the sky. On the sidewalks of Weiser, Idaho, population 5,500, townsfolk may never see anything like this again as 20,000 visitors are expected on Monday. Similar scenes are expected in small towns across the U.S. that are anticipating a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Solar Eclipse Tourist Influx In Oregon and Idaho Could Be Impacted by Traffic, Wildfires or Weather

Tourism

Pot Tourism Hasn’t Changed the Oregon Economy But It’s an Ancillary Service

Tourists can add buying weed to their things to do list when traveling the Pacific Coast of Oregon. Pot tourism isn't transforming Oregon tourism — just think of it as an additive to the state's diversity of offerings.

Pot Tourism Hasn’t Changed the Oregon Economy But It’s an Ancillary Service

Overtourism

Oregon’s National Parks Are Being ‘Loved to Death’ Due to Tourism Growth

Overtourism is negatively impacting Oregon's fragile nature reserves, creating a challenge of priorities between driving tourism growth and protecting why visitors are coming to the state in the first place.

Oregon’s National Parks Are Being ‘Loved to Death’ Due to Tourism Growth

SkiftX

Travel Oregon Begins Advertising and Content Marketing on The Onion

While we like the idea of seeing a travel brand try a new publisher, we're nervous on behalf of Travel Oregon about the sponsored content element. Fingers crossed.

Travel Oregon Begins Advertising and Content Marketing on The Onion

Tourism

Oregon Is Latest Destination to See Its Vineyards as Tourist Draw

Oregon should begin thinking of both smart tourism management and smart promotions to bets take advantage of the acclaim and interest.

Oregon Is Latest Destination to See Its Vineyards as Tourist Draw

Tourism

Travel Portland CEO on Acting Like a First-Tier Destination

Portland's indie spirit is paying dividends to help position the city in the global travel market as a place where creativity and innovation is valued and fostered to help connect visitors and locals.

Travel Portland CEO on Acting Like a First-Tier Destination