December 2018 - Oregon Coast Visitors Association

December 2018

  1. OCVA helps mobilize trail volunteers

    Posted by OCVA / December 7, 2018

    As destination development projects go, the nearly 400-mile Oregon Coast Trail (OCT) is pretty ideal. It has all the elements to become a world-class destination for thru-hikers, and just as much appeal to day hikers. It’s much shorter than some other long-distance hiking routes such as the Pacific Crest Trail, making it more attainable to people with less time. And its breathtaking views rival that…

  2. OCVA Responds to Workforce Needs

    Posted by OCVA / December 7, 2018

    Developing and retaining the workforce is a primary need along the Coast. To better learn what businesses along the Coast need and how they prefer to receive help with training employees, OCVA in June 2018 partnered with Oregon Sea Grant/Oregon State University (OSU) Extension to fund a workforce needs assessment survey. The survey garnered 186 responses from employers along the entire Coast. Respondents represented a…

  3. Survey reveals perspectives on tourism

    Posted by OCVA / December 7, 2018

    Travel Oregon in early November released the findings of the latest Oregon Tourism Engagement Survey, which provides valuable insights from tourism industry stakeholders throughout the state. Their responses provide guidance and perspective on priorities for future investments from Regional Destination Management Organizations, such as the Oregon Coast Visitors Association (OCVA). “The information we glean from this annual survey helps OCVA determine whether our marketing and destination…