Visit Bend partners with RRC Research of Colorado to conduct in-depth research on the Bend tourism industry.
RRC Tourism Research & Data
>> View the 2021-2022 winter tourism Bend Survey Results and Data Here
>> View the 2022 summer tourism Bend Survey Results and Data Here
>> View the 2015 Estimation of Bend Oregon Visitor Trips and Visitor Days
Bend Citywide Occupancy, ADR collections with Smith Travel Research (STR) data + City of Bend and Deschutes County TRT
>> View the Latest Occupancy Rates Here
>> View the Latest TRT Collections Here
2021 Dean Runyan Economic Impact Report for the City of Bend
2015 City of Bend TRT comparison report
RRC Associates of Boulder compared Bend’s year-over-year growth in fiscal year 2015 TRT collections to other destinations. Bend’s extraordinary YOY growth in FY2015 TRT collections was driven by an increase in citywide lodging occupancy, an increase in citywide ADR, and an increase in the available vacation rental properties within the city.
2017 USA Triathlon Duathlon National Championships Economic Impact Study
RRC Associates of Boulder, Colorado, compiled research data during and immediately following the 2017 USA Triathlon Duathlon National Championships, held in June 2017 in Bend. The primary intent of the research was to estimate the economic impact of the USA Triathlon Duathlon National Championship events in the Central Oregon region.
2012 USA Cycling Masters Road National Championships Economic Impact Study
RRC Associates of Boulder, Colorado, compiled research data during and immediately following the 2012 USA Cycling Masters Road National Championships, held September 5‐9, 2012, in Bend and the surrounding area. The primary intent of the research was to estimate the economic impact of the USA Cycling Masters Road National Championship events in the Central Oregon region.
Recession Rebound Comparative Analysis
RRC Research of Colorado compiled survey data on room revenue comparing how Bend has recovered from the peak of the recession (2008 & 2009), compared to the 24 months following the recession (2010 & 2011).
Bend Summer Concert Series
Visit Bend partners with RRC Research of Colorado, to conduct surveys of visitors attending paid concerts at the Les Schwab Amphitheater in Bend between May 29 and September 18, 2010.
>> View the 2010 Bend Survey Results and Data Here
OSU-Cascades Economic Impact Study for USA Cycling National Championships
Professor Kreg Lindberg from OSU-Cascades conducts economic impact studies on the USA Cycling National Championships hosted in Bend, Oregon.
>> 2009 Cyclocross National Championships Report
>> 2009 Junior/Elite U23 Road Cycling National Championship Report
Oregon Travel Impacts 1992-2018 Report by Dean Runyan Associates
>> View the full report for Oregon by County here.
2009 City of Bend TRT (Transient Room Tax) Comparison Report by RRC Associates derived from Smith Travel Research (STR) and TRT reports from various destinations
>> Download the full report here
Headwaters Economic Development Study – Business Location and Retention Factors
In 2010, Headwaters Economics, in partnership with Economic Development for Central Oregon, analyzed several elements of Deschutes County’s strengths and weaknesses of retaining and recruiting businesses. This report provides an Executive Summary of the findings.
>> Download the full report here
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