The Impacts of the 2017 Wildfires on Oregon’s Travel and Tourism Industry

The wildfire season of 2017 burned 1.2 million acres and was notable for its effects on some of the state’s most significant visitor destination areas. To serve the communities and businesses impacted by the fires, and to understand the economic consequences of these fires on the state’s travel and tourism industry, Travel Oregon, worked with Dean Runyan Associates and Destination Analysts to conduct a study in March 2018.