Articles tagged “colorado”

Colorado Officials Are Under Fire Over Mismanagement of Tourism Projects

Colorado Officials Are Under Fire Over Mismanagement of Tourism Projects

Associated Press

After Visit Florida's tensions with state authorities over funding, tourism operations around the country are facing heightened scrutiny. It would be a shame to see state officials throw away some of Colorado's tourism potential, especially with things like pot tourism already showing results.

1 month ago

Luxury Ski Spot Breckenridge Tries to Diversify Its Seasonal Economy

Luxury Ski Spot Breckenridge Tries to Diversify Its Seasonal Economy

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Even luxury destinations must diversify their offerings to bolster the economy in the off-season. Breckenridge's slow and thoughtful approach can serve as a role model.

2 months ago

Aspen Turns to Tiny Homes to Solve Its Resort Worker Housing Problem

Aspen Turns to Tiny Homes to Solve Its Resort Worker Housing Problem

Associated Press

Another popular tourism destination, another massive quality of life issue for locals and housing.

7 months ago

Colorado Hotels Vie for Starring Role in Hunter S. Thompson Film

Colorado Hotels Vie for Starring Role in Hunter S. Thompson Film

Associated Press, Durango Herald

Serving as the backdrop for a film or TV series can be a great way to market your hotel.

12 months ago

Federal Law Keeps Colorado From Promoting Marijuana Tourism

Federal Law Keeps Colorado From Promoting Marijuana Tourism

Associated Press

Once the federal threat disappears, we're banking that "It's High Time You Got to Colorado" will be the next great state tourism slogan.

1 year ago

A Record-Setting 77.7 Million Travelers Visited Colorado Last Year

A Record-Setting 77.7 Million Travelers Visited Colorado Last Year

Jason Blevins, The Denver Post, Associated Press

Colorado's record-breaking visitor numbers are proof of the power of marketing.

1 year ago

Colorado Had a Record Ski Season in 2016

Colorado Had a Record Ski Season in 2016

Associated Press / The Denver Post

Whether it's because of the great snow, skiing, or maybe the fact that Colorado is one of the few states where marijuana usage is legal, the Rocky Mountain State had a record number of visitors and sales tax revenues this year.

1 year ago

Colorado Is Rethinking Marijuana Limits on Pot Tourists

Colorado Is Rethinking Marijuana Limits on Pot Tourists

Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press

What Colorado is seeing now with pot tourism, few other states will be able to experience when all the laws change. It has a chance to both set a standard and make some money.

2 years ago

Colorado’s Marijuana Tourists Can’t Handle the Pot Like a Local

Colorado’s Marijuana Tourists Can’t Handle the Pot Like a Local

Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press

Nobody really wants to live like a local, they want to live like a local who is rolling large. And in this case they're rolling them too large.

2 years ago

Colorado’s New Tourism Director Wants to Talk About Marijuana on Statewide Tour

Colorado’s New Tourism Director Wants to Talk About Marijuana on Statewide Tour

Associated Press

For many travelers, particularly pot enthusiasts, it's more about educating them on what else Colorado offers when they want to take a break from certain recreational activities than convincing travelers to visit the state. Ritter's work will involve reminding travelers of the state's roots and unique offerings as marijuana inevitably won't be a differentiator forever.

2 years ago

Colorado Ski Resorts Already Worried About Weather and Strong Dollar This Winter

Colorado Ski Resorts Already Worried About Weather and Strong Dollar This Winter

Associated Press

Global climate change + stronger dollar = lousy winter on Colorado slopes.

2 years ago

Colorado’s Pot-Friendly Resort Fails to Deliver

Colorado’s Pot-Friendly Resort Fails to Deliver

Associated Press

There is a business here, but only for those that take it seriously.

2 years ago