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Present Duties

The Oregon Tourism Commission (dba Travel Oregon), created in 1995 and made semi-independent by the 2003 Legislature, encourages economic growth by strengthening tourism throughout the state. The nine-member commission, appointed by the governor, provides leadership for Oregon’s tourism industry and works to market the state with advertising, publications, public relations, research, tourism development and the state’s Welcome Centers.

Travel Oregon works to enhance visitors’ experiences by providing information and trip planning tools that inspire travel and convey the uniqueness of Oregon. The commission works to strengthen economic benefits of the state’s $7.7 billion tourism industry.


Contact Information

Address: 250 Church St. SE, Suite 100, Salem 97301
Telephone: 503-967-1560
Fax: 503-967-1579
General E-mail:
Contact: Todd Davidson, CEO
Records Officer E-mail: Todd Davidson
Staff Directory from
Location Map: by Yahoo! Maps

Legal and Legislative Information

Statutory Authority: ORS 285A.261
Budget Analysis (pdf) - by Legislative Fiscal Office
Audit Reports - select agency from menu

Records, Publications and General Information

Agency History - a detailed history of the agency
State Archives Holdings - a select list of the agency's records available for research at the State Archives
State Library Publications - a link to the Oregon State Library Catalog