Coastal Research

Oregon Coast Overnight Travel Study: 2015, Longwoods International

Publish Date: October 21, 201

This report provides a profile of domestic overnight visitors to the Oregon Coast from a national survey of travelers. Results are from 2015 and 2014 to allow for a sufficient sample size. The report includes estimates of the following: visitor volumes, demographic information, activity participation, previous visits, and other regions visited. The study also provides comparisons to the Oregon travel market.

Oregon Travel Impacts: 1991 – 2015, Dean Runyan Associates

Publish Date: May 18, 2016

The purpose of the study is to document the economic significance of the travel industry in Oregon. The report describes the economic impacts of travel to and through the state and each of its 36 counties over the time period of 1991 to 2015, and includes detailed estimates of travel spending, the employment and earnings generated by this spending, and travel-generated tax receipts. A primary objective of the research is to provide reliable detailed figures that permit year-to-year comparisons at the state and county levels.

For more detail by county, region or state, please see the interactive database (requires Flash):

Oregon Travel Barometer

Publish Date: February 28, 2017

The Travel Barometer is a quick-read dashboard of key travel indicators designed to show changes in the metrics that affect Oregon’s tourism industry. The Travel Barometer will be updated on a monthly basis (with lag time to compile the indicators).

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