Travel Portland

is a promoter and steward of this evolving city and its progressive values, which have the power to transform the travelers who visit us.

The Impact of Tourism

In 2018, visitors to Portland spent $5.3 billion, producing $265.3 million in state and local tax revenue. The travel industry supports 36,100 jobs in the Portland area, generating $1.48 billion in employment earnings.

A graph depicting visitor spending in Portland, Oregon. Visitor spending reached $5.3M in 2018.

What We Do

Travel Portland generates travel demand that drives economic impact for Portland.

We do that by promoting the destination in bold, innovative and collaborative ways that harness Portland’s personality and values and that connect visitors to authentic experiences.

We do it because we believe in the good of Portland and the transformative effects of travel.

Destination Stewardship

Get a closer look at what Travel Portland does to nurture the city we love.

How We Operate

Founded in 1978 as Greater Portland Convention and Visitors Association, Travel Portland is a private not for profit Destination Marketing and Management Organization. We are primarily funded by local lodging taxes and receive additional revenues from our contract to market the Oregon Convention Center, partner dues and co-op programs.