AAA Survey: Most Would-be Travelers find value in using Travel Agents

PORTLAND, Ore., – A majority of Americans see value in using a travel agent, according to a survey by AAA. Eighty-five percent of Americans find travel agents provide cost-effective, trouble-free, personalized vacation planning. Travelers say they appreciate the knowledge, expertise and value travel agents can offer. “Travelers see great value in working with a travel …

Oregon Average Gas Price Fourth Most Expensive in the Nations

Relief expected in the next few weeks PORTLAND, Ore., – “The Oregon average is edging lower and is now the fourth most expensive average in the country, behind Hawaii, Alaska and Washington. Last week, Oregonians had the third most expensive gasoline in the nation. This week, the national average for regular unleaded remains at $3.43 …