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 tool 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 our industry calendar where you can find professional development opportunities as well as when and where important and fun industry planning meetings are! Please join us at them and share your thought and creativity in helping us build a vibrant tourism industry that improved the livability of our coastal communities while offering unique world class experiences that keep our visitors coming back.
Recently Added Industry Stories
If you’ve driven through Tillamook, Oregon, lately, you’ve likely noticed some big changes in the works. The Oregon Department of Transportation is two years into a three-year project aimed at improving traffic flow, expanding bike and pedestrian paths and creating public gathering spaces. Many local leaders see the revitalization project as a way to bring more people into its historic downtown. Known as the U.S.…Continue Reading
Flooded golf courses, damaged roads and swamped playgrounds are common sites along some low-lying areas of the Coast during major winter storm events. For scientists studying sea level rise, winter storms help shed light on the risks that many coastal communities will face in the future. But coastal winter storms aren’t the only events that interest scientists studying the impacts of climate change. King tides,…Continue Reading
Kayaking through the Bandon Marsh National Wildlife Refuge is a unique opportunity to experience nature at work. The refuge protects the largest remaining tidal salt marsh within the Coquille River estuary. Located near the mouth of the Coquille River, its shallow open waters, salt marsh, mudflats, sandy beaches, seagrass beds and sheltered channels form ribbons of waterways swarming with marine life. Every spring and fall,…Continue Reading
Sunshine, blue skies, clear waters and perfect dirt. If you’re a mountain biker, these are the essential ingredients for a perfect ride on the Oregon Coast. Earlier this summer photographer Justin Myers spent an hour “chasing the light” to capture this shot of Rena Simpson mountain biking the Cape Blanco Trail System near Port Orford. “For this photo, Rena biked that same 100-foot section at…Continue Reading