Tourism jobs are crucial for economic growth, especially in rural counties, where tourism is one of the three largest industries. These jobs provide a training ground for Oregon’s future workforce, empowering younger workers to build solid work habits and demonstrate a professional work ethic.

These meaningful tourism industry jobs also provide flexibility for seniors, parents, students, and other workers. What’s more, tourism jobs provide vibrant career paths for rewarding and fulfilling professions later. Travel and tourism drive economic growth and create meaningful jobs.

Let’s share the message of how valuable our industry is to the state!