Oregon Tourism Commission (Travel Oregon)

Present Duties​

The commission does business as Travel Oregon and is charged with  strengthening tourism throughout the state. They  provide information, resources and trip-planning tools that inspire trav​el and consistently convey the exceptional qualities of Oregon.

Travel Oregon is semi-independent and led by a nine-member governor-appointed board. They  employ 47 staff members responsible for the stewardship of the state as a travel destination for domestic and international visitors. Functions include advertising campaigns, publications, destination development, community enrichment initiatives and managing the state’s Welcome Centers. Travel Oregon works with local communities, industry partners, government agencies and private businesses to implement its 10-year strategic vision. 

The agency ensures broad economic impact throughout the state by partnering with ​Oregon’s Regional Destination Management organizations in the state’s seven tourism regions.​
Agency Website

Contact Information

Phone: 971-717-6205
Fax: 971-717-6215
General Email: info@traveloregon.com
Contact: Todd Davidson, CEO
Administrative Rules Coordinator: See Contact List for Tourism Commission​​​

Legal & Legislative Information

Statutory Authority: ​ ORS 284.101-284.146

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Records & Publications

State Archives Holdings from This Agency

The following are selected abbreviated listings from the holdings of the Oregon State Archives. Additional records may be available. These records may be viewed free of charge at the State Archives Building in Salem. Copies are available for a fee. Take the Web tour for more information about visiting or ordering copies from the Oregon State Archives.
Title: Photographs and Negatives, Tourism and Travel
Dates: ca. 1935-1984
Cubic Ft.: 22.55