Travel commission report shows Oregon tourism surpassing pre-pandemic levels in many places

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Broadcast: Monday, June 5

Whale watching off the Oregon Coast is a perennial tourism draw, both for Oregonians and out-of-state and international tourists. In most parts of the state, tourism levels are above where they were in 2019, pre-pandemic.

Whale watching off the Oregon Coast is a perennial tourism draw, both for Oregonians and out-of-state and international tourists. In most parts of the state, tourism levels are above where they were in 2019, pre-pandemic.

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Tourism all over Oregon saw a big jump last year, both from in-state and out-of-state visitors. And in some categories, activities reached new highs. That’s according to a recent report released by Travel Oregon, the state’s tourism commission. We talk with CEO Todd Davidson about what this means for Oregon communities, and the agency’s strategy to support sustainable growth in the industry over the next decade.

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Travel commission report shows Oregon tourism surpassing pre-pandemic levels in many places

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