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Coastal Research

Oregon Coast Region Economic Impact

Publish Date: January 2020

This four-page handout uses Dean Runyan economic numbers to showcase the importance of tourism to the Oregon Coast region.

Oregon Travel Impacts: 1992-2018, Dean Runyan Associates

Publish Date: March 2019

This report provides detailed statewide, regional and county travel impact estimates for Oregon from 1992 to 2017. The report also provides average spending and volume estimates for overnight visitors for most counties. The estimates for 2017 are preliminary. Secondary impacts and travel industry GDP are provided at the state level.

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

Oregon Visitor Report: 2017, Longwoods International

Publish Date: August 31st, 2017

Travel Oregon worked with Longwoods International to identify the profile of Oregon’s domestic visitors in 2017. The purpose of this study was to provide information on the structure of the Oregon travel market as a whole. This study includes data on visitor activities, state of origin, regions visited and demographic profile of visitors to Oregon.

Oregon Coast Tourism Workforce Needs Report 2018, OSU Extension

This report presents results of the 2018 workforce needs assessment. The data was collected through and online survey of members of the Oregon Coast Hospitality and Tourism Visitor Industry on behalf of the Oregon Coast Visitors Association (OCVA)

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