June 2018 - Oregon Coast Visitors Association

June 2018

  1. Travel Southern Oregon Coast promotes regional collaboration

    Posted by OCVA / June 15, 2018

    With the Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, the Southwest Oregon Regional Airport, miles of uncrowded beaches and trails, the South Coast is attracting an increasing number of visitors. One sign that the area is maturing as a regional destination is the decision by local stakeholders to create a destination management organization (DMO) to represent the region as a whole. Travel Southern Oregon Coast (TSOC) complements the…

  2. New group works to restore threatened Oregon Dunes

    Posted by OCVA / June 15, 2018

    “In the end we will conserve only what we love; we will love only what we understand; and we will understand only what we are taught.”(Baba Dioum, 1968)   The Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area¬ (ODNRA) is the largest expanse of coastal sand dunes in North America, attracting more than half a million visitors each year. Yet, as non-native species such as European beachgrass and…

  3. North Coast cultivates agri-tourism businesses

    Posted by OCVA / June 15, 2018

    While Jacobsen Salt, Pelican Brewery Company‚Äôs¬ Double IPA and Tillamook Cheese have made their way onto grocery store shelves across the country, Tillamook County is home to countless other high-quality food businesses. Over the next two years, Partners for Rural Innovation will leverage a $45,000 grant from Business Oregon‚Äôs Rural Opportunity Initiative Grant program to launch three separate initiatives aimed at supporting budding businesses and…

  4. Coastal resource managers send a unified message

    Posted by OCVA / June 15, 2018

    Ask someone to name their favorite Oregon Coast experience and chances are they will mention natural attractions such as Haystack Rock, Cape Perpetua, the Oregon Dunes, or one of many National Wildlife Refuges along the Coast. Recognizing the role the tourism industry plays in educating visitors about these special places, including how to preserve and protect them and how to safely enjoy them, the Oregon…