New Tourism Impact Data Released July 04, 2018
The 2017 visitor spending data for Coos County has recently been released, and the figures continue to demonstrate the positive impact of travel and tourism on the region’s economy. A total of $261.1 million was spent in Coos County last year, including $61.5 million on accommodations, $40.6 million on attractions, and $3 million on air travel to our area. Locally, travel and tourism promotion is coordinated by the Coos Bay/North Bend Visitor and Convention Bureau with support from Travel Southern Oregon Coast and the Oregon Coast Visitors Association.
The data is provided by Travel Oregon, an agency created by the state legislature in 2003 to promote Oregon’s $11.8 billion tourism industry.