Articles tagged “colorado”

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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.

3 years ago

Colorado’s Tourism Industry Grew Faster Than Any Other U.S. State in 2014

Colorado’s Tourism Industry Grew Faster Than Any Other U.S. State in 2014

Associated Press

Great weather, great outdoor activities, and a permissive culture can make for an attractive destination.

3 years ago

New Pot-Friendly Colorado Resort Puts the ‘Dude’ in Dude Ranch

New Pot-Friendly Colorado Resort Puts the ‘Dude’ in Dude Ranch

Associated Press

All we'll say is that the canteen better be open late and it better serve Taco Bell.

3 years ago

Boulder, Colorado Moves to Restrict Airbnb-Style Short-Term Rentals

Boulder, Colorado Moves to Restrict Airbnb-Style Short-Term Rentals

Associated Press

Destinations with tight controls on growth and rental markets are often the first to feel the sting of vacation home rentals as locals have difficulty finding places to live.

3 years ago

U.S. Destinations Take Their Foreign Worker Recruiting Efforts Around the World

U.S. Destinations Take Their Foreign Worker Recruiting Efforts Around the World

Dan Peltier, Skift

Destinations kill two birds with one stone with foreign recruitment trips by finding the seasonal help they need along with employees who can speak the languages of some of their fastest growing visitor demographics.

4 years ago

The Hottest Ticket in Denver Is a Train Ride From Downtown to Ski Slopes

The Hottest Ticket in Denver Is a Train Ride From Downtown to Ski Slopes

Donna Bryson, Associated Press

Anyone stuck in mountain traffic in Colorado knows that this is an excellent idea.

4 years ago

Aspen Split Between Wealthy Visitors and the Working Poor That Serve Them

Aspen Split Between Wealthy Visitors and the Working Poor That Serve Them

Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press

This plays itself out in many destinations with a large population of tourists: The wealthy that want to visit and the less wealthy that take care of them.

4 years ago

Colorado Resorts Fret Over Pot-Induced Rocky Mountain Highs

Colorado Resorts Fret Over Pot-Induced Rocky Mountain Highs

Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press

Growing pains. And you know what helps ease pain?

4 years ago

Colorado Pot Tourism Means a New Kind of Green This Holiday Season

Colorado Pot Tourism Means a New Kind of Green This Holiday Season

Duane D. Stanford and Kevin Orland, Bloomberg

Colorado still has so many issues to work through before we know what effect pot tourism really has on the economy, both good and bad. Let's focus on the real numbers behind the groovy headlines.

4 years ago

Colorado Ski Resort Files Trademark Lawsuit Against Utah Tourism

Colorado Ski Resort Files Trademark Lawsuit Against Utah Tourism

Lindsay Whitehurst , Associated Press

It isn't all for one and one for all in the competition between Colorado and Utah for skiers as this trademark lawsuit highlights.

4 years ago

Vail Continues Its Utah Growth With Plans to Connect Resorts

Vail Continues Its Utah Growth With Plans to Connect Resorts

Associated Press

The ski resort market has been old school for so long. We're excited about what Vail Resorts is doing, especially when it comes to how other parks are reacting.

4 years ago

Conflicting Marijuana Laws in U.S. States Create Conflict for Travelers

Conflicting Marijuana Laws in U.S. States Create Conflict for Travelers

Andrew Harris, Bloomberg

Like guns or any other regulated objects, travelers must think twice when crossing state lines or risk ending up in jail.

4 years ago