Yellowstone Rangers to Tourists: Carry Some Bear Spray

We will argue that "A bear doesn't care" is one of the cooler tourism slogans we've seen all year.

Food Tourism Along Maryland’s Ice Cream Trail

Destinations should look into any type of trails that make sense for their market. Plus: Who doesn't like ice cream?

Nebraska Needs a New Tourism Director after the Last One Was Fired

This situation is a blow for Nebraska, which already faces an uphill climb when it comes to getting attention from tourists.

Tourism Spending In Utah Grew to Nearly $8 Billion Last Year

Tourism in Utah is growing across all sectors, but it's also changing in terms of more Chinese visitors, less snow, and increasing challenges in the national parks to meet demand.

Hawaii Rides a Wave of Record Visitor Arrivals

If the Hawaiian islands can increase their numbers of international and domestic flights, they might be on course to set even bigger tourism records than anticipated.

Skift Podcast: Why New York’s High Line Became the Attraction Smart Cities Want

We’re talking about the creation of the High Line, its legacy and the quest to create the next big thing in parks.

South Dakota Is Counting on Park Milestones to Bring More Visitors

South Dakota has a lot working in its favor this year: low gas prices, Mount Rushmore anniversary events, and a broader centennial push by the National Park Service.

Cheap Gas Means the Return of the Great American Road Trip

We said in January this would be a great time for road trips. And it will be a great time for mid-priced hotels, too.

Skift CMO Interviews: Dallas Tourism Redefines Its Image Around Local and Luxury

Visit Dallas redeveloped its website to reflect the city's neighborhood appeal in an effort to attract more leisure travelers and extend its domestic source markets for short-term getaways.

China Will Be the Largest Overseas Visitor Market for the U.S. by 2020

Chinese travelers will continue to be more common in many U.S. markets during the next five years, but their numbers will not grow as fast as they have over the last decade.