On this Industry Resources page we’ve assembled the most current and relevant resources in running a tourism business on the Oregon Coast. These information resources and tools will help you understand who travels to the Oregon Coast, why they travel and what their spending behaviors are once they get here.
Other resources include industry events listings where you can find professional development opportunities as well as information regarding industry planning meetings. Please join us and share your thoughts in helping us build a vibrant tourism industry that improves the livability of our coastal communities while offering unique world class experiences that keep our visitors coming back.
Recently Added Industry Stories
With the Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, the Southwest Oregon Regional Airport, miles of uncrowded beaches and trails, the South Coast is attracting an increasing number of visitors. One sign that the area is maturing as a regional destination is the decision by local stakeholders to create a destination management organization (DMO) to represent the region as a whole. Travel Southern Oregon Coast (TSOC) complements the…Continue Reading
“In the end we will conserve only what we love; we will love only what we understand; and we will understand only what we are taught.”(Baba Dioum, 1968) The Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area (ODNRA) is the largest expanse of coastal sand dunes in North America, attracting more than half a million visitors each year. Yet, as non-native species such as European beachgrass and Scotch…Continue Reading
While Jacobsen Salt, Pelican Brewery Company’s Double IPA and Tillamook Cheese have made their way onto grocery store shelves across the country, Tillamook County is home to countless other high-quality food businesses. Over the next two years, Partners for Rural Innovation will leverage a $45,000 grant from Business Oregon’s Rural Opportunity Initiative Grant program to launch three separate initiatives aimed at supporting budding businesses and…Continue Reading
Ask someone to name their favorite Oregon Coast experience and chances are they will mention natural attractions such as Haystack Rock, Cape Perpetua, the Oregon Dunes, or one of many National Wildlife Refuges along the Coast. Recognizing the role the tourism industry plays in educating visitors about these special places, including how to preserve and protect them and how to safely enjoy them, the Oregon…Continue Reading