August 2017 - Oregon Coast Visitors Association

August 2017

  1. Port Orford Air Station Opens the Sea to Visitors

    Posted by OCVA / August 14, 2017

      Some coastal communities face challenges when balancing the needs of the fishing, forestry and other well-established industries with the needs of the growing tourism sector. Yet communities like Port Orford are proving that these competing needs don’t have to be pitted against one another — they can actually help one another succeed. In 2015, following the Travel Oregon Rural Tourism Studio on the Wild…

  2. How Lincoln City Keeps Tourism Momentum Going Year-Round

    Posted by OCVA / August 14, 2017

      When you own a business in a place that sees the majority of its visitor traffic during two months of the year – July and August – you have to get creative if you want to survive the winter. More and more, visitors are looking for authentic experiences and annual traditions that help them get to know a place better. In Lincoln City, the destination management…

  3. Tourism Studio Set to Launch on the North Coast

    Posted by OCVA / August 14, 2017

      Travel Oregon will soon initiate a Tourism Studio focused on destination management for the North Coast. Initially, it will work in partnership with a diverse steering committee comprised of stakeholders from the North Coast to help shape the design of the program. In 2018, a workshop series will offer stakeholders in the region the opportunity to address tourism visioning, management planning, product (or ‘experience’) development,…

  4. New Trail Will Highlight Coastal Public Art

    Posted by OCVA / August 14, 2017

      The coast is an ideal place for artists to retreat, reflect and create. So, it’s no surprise that coastal communities are home to theaters, galleries, glassblowing shops, blacksmiths, woodworkers, photographers and more. They are also home to a wide range of public art. In an effort to make that public art more visible to visitors, the Oregon Coast Visitors Association (OCVA) is leading an…