THE Portland Tourist Association website received 1379 hits last week, an increase of 38 per cent on the previous week’s traffic.
PTA president Dennis Carr said the organisation was excited about the jump in traffic and encouraged locals to visit the site.
“There are lots of advantages to having a busy website,” Mr Carr said. “It’s also a great place for Portlanders to direct people thinking about visiting the area.”
The increase was highlighted in the site’s weekly report for December 23 to 29.
Mr Carr said the PTA would continue looking for ways to do more marketing through the 12-month-old website in the future.
The PTA website can be found at www.visitportland.com.au.