Lodging News

Oregon's Only Lodging Industry Magazine

Lodging News is published bimonthly and distributed to 3,000 industry professionals on a complimentary basis. In addition to the latest industry news and legislative issues, Lodging News includes feature articles on timely topics, industry data and helpful resources. 

December 2015 / January 2016

Golden Opportunities 

From boutique to branded, luxury to lifestyle, hoteliers are gaining a competitive edge and enhancing the guest experience by incorporating the latest amenities, technology, and services. Today more than ever, lodging operators have a golden opportunity to make visits to their properties unique and memorable, delighting their customers every step of the journey, from check-in to check-out. 

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Record Hotel Performance

Record Hotel Performance

The hotel industry in Oregon is booming, and much like the hospitality market in the United States, the state’s hotels are reporting unprecedented levels of performance.

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Hotel Energy Trends

Hotel Energy Trends

Today’s travelers are mindful of their carbon footprint at home and on the road. New and old visitors look to stewards of leisure and recreation to be environmentally responsible. And they want uncompromising comfort with their sustainability.

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Lodging Tax Increase Would Present Favorable Opportunities 

Tourism Investment

Over the course of the coming months, ORLA will be holding regional meetings throughout the state regarding developments to increase the statewide lodging tax. On its surface, any tax increase sounds like a tough sell – maybe even a claim by government that they know how to spend our money better than we do.

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Minimum Wage Reaching a Feverish Pitch 

Minimum Wage Feverish Pitch

It is one thing you can count on every week – dozens of stories making headlines about the latest cities and states proposing increased minimum wages across the United States. And Oregon is no exception.

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