Travel Oregon’s Competitive & Recovery Grant Program awards $2.4 million to projects to support and prepare communities for COVID-19 safe travel

Portland, ORE., 2021-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The Oregon Tourism Commission, dba Travel Oregon has awarded $2,408,264.67 through its Competitive & Recovery Grant Program to support economic recovery by investing in projects that enhance and expand the visitor experience and prepare communities and visitors for COVID-19 safe travel. For this grant cycle, Travel Oregon… Read the full press release

Travel Oregon helps the tourism industry recover from the pandemic through multi-million-dollar investment

New Initiatives Support Tourism Infrastructure, Set Stage for Economic Recovery PORTLAND, Ore., 2021-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — As Oregon gears up for economic recovery, tourism is expected to lead the way and Travel Oregon is actively laying the groundwork. The agency, which serves as the state tourism office, has established a multi-million-dollar suite of… Read the full press release

Travel Oregon: New study shows importance of Oregon’s vast range of outdoor recreation opportunities to the state’s economy

PORTLAND, Ore., 2021-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Travel Oregon, in partnership with the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD), the Oregon Office of Outdoor Recreation (OREC), Oregon Fish & Wildlife (ODFW) and Earth Economics, released a new Outdoor Recreation Economic Impact Study that demonstrates the importance of Oregon’s vast range of outdoor recreation opportunities to the state’s economy. The study finds that in… Read the full press release

Brand USA announces members of 2021 Board of Directors

WASHINGTON, DC, USA, 2020-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, has announced the appointment of two new board members and the reappointment of one member to the Brand USA board of directors. Coming off the heels of an unprecedented year in travel, the appointed members will bring… Read the full press release

Oregon celebrates its 161st birthday with a new responsible outdoor recreation public campaign

Salem, Ore., 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — A new public education campaign to nurture a statewide ethos of responsible outdoor recreation is launching today (February 26, 2020) in celebration of Oregon’s 161st birthday, helping ensure the protection and preservation of Oregon’s bountiful natural spaces for present and future generations. The campaign is a result of… Read the full press release

Oregon Film and Travel Oregon mark the 35th anniversary of The Goonies with public screenings of the movie

Screenings run March and April along with a Multi-day Celebration in Astoria, June 4-7, 2020 Salem, Ore., 2020-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s been 35 years since The Goonies audiences first went in search of treasure with a lovable band of kids from Astoria into the caves beneath the northern Oregon coastline and Ecola… Read the full press release

U.S. Travel Association inducts Travel Oregon’s Todd Davidson and Atlanta CVB’s Spurgeon Richardson into its Hall of Leaders

WASHINGTON, 2018-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Todd Davidson, president and CEO of Travel Oregon, and Spurgeon Richardson, the former longtime president of the Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau, were inducted into the U.S. Travel Association’s Hall of Leaders Tuesday night. Induction into the Hall of Leaders is the highest honor bestowed by U.S. Travel and one of… Read the full press release

Travel Oregon funds 12 projects through its Competitive Medium Grants Program

Salem, Ore., 2018-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Travel Oregon has awarded more than $850,000 in grant funding to 12 projects through its Competitive Medium Grants Program. The Competitive Grants Program awards eligible applicants funding for projects that contribute to Oregon’s tourism economy in communities throughout the state that support Travel Oregon’s vision of “a… Read the full press release

Travel Oregon launches 2018 spring campaign

Travel Oregon launches 2018 spring campaign Salem, OR, 2018-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — In a shift away from the grand, scenic imagery commonly used in tourism marketing, Travel Oregon’s 2018 spring campaign breaks the mold, using delightful, technicolor animation to evoke what photography sometimes cannot – the magical feeling of being in Oregon. The… Read the full press release

Travel Oregon CEO Todd Davidson appointed to serve on National Advisory Committee on Travel and Tourism Infrastructure

Salem, OR, 2016-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Last week, United States Secretary of Transportation, Anthony Foxx, appointed Travel Oregon CEO, Todd Davidson to serve on the National Advisory Committee on Travel and Tourism Infrastructure (NACTTI). “I am honored to be appointed to the National Advisory Committee on Travel and Tourism Infrastructure,” said Todd Davidson,… Read the full press release

Travel Oregon honored with Mercury award for Best Broadcast Advertising in the country

Salem, OR, 2016-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Winners of the National Council of State Tourism Directors (NCSTD) 2016 Mercury awards were announced this week during U.S. Travel Association’s annual Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations (ESTO) conference held this year in Boca Raton, Fla. The NCSTD honored Travel Oregon with a highly coveted Mercury award for… Read the full press release