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

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

LAIKA, Oregon Film and Travel Oregon to offer public screenings of “Coraline” to support the North Umpqua Trail Project and the Lower Deschutes River Post-Fire Restoration Project

Salem, Ore., 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s been 10 years since audiences followed a blue-haired girl to a mysterious Other World in the Oscar®-nominated 3D stop-motion fantasy, “Coraline”.  To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the film, Oregon-based animation studio LAIKA, in partnership with Oregon Film and Travel Oregon, will offer public screenings of the movie in six historic theaters around… 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

Get to know more about Oregon with new “Travel Oregon: The Game”

PORTLAND, Ore., 2017-Oct-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Could you survive a journey along the Oregon Trail? The Oregon Tourism Commission, dba Travel Oregon, is inviting all adventurers to try with the launch of “Travel Oregon: The Game,” created as an homage to the classic game many remember from childhood. The Oregon Trail is one of… 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

Get out and enjoy Oregon’s bicycling and parks infrastructure on Bike Your Park Day, Sept. 24

Salem, OR, 2016-Sep-19 — /Travel PR News/ — In honor of the inaugural Bike Your Park Day, Travel Oregon and Adventure Cycling Association are encouraging Oregonians and visitors to get out and enjoy the state’s exceptional bicycling and parks infrastructure. Bike Your Park Day takes place on Saturday, Sept. 24, coinciding with National Public Lands Day,… 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