Central Oregon, located east of the Cascade Mountains, is a popular drive-to destination comprising twelve cities. It attracts millions of visitors annually with its natural beauty and diverse landscape. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected the travel industry, causing notable changes in hotels, businesses, and attractions across Central Oregon.
Iceland has seen explosive tourism growth since 2010. Summer's midnight sun, Winter's Northern Lights and year-round natural beauty have kept the tourists coming, resulting in strong hotel performance and a booming sharing economy.