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Canada’s Weak Economy Is Bad News for Maine Tourism

A weaker Canadian dollar may be bad news for tourism in Maine but it's good news for American travelers wanting to head north to Canada.

Maine Tourism Did Fine This Summer, Even If Canada Didn’t Help

Maine's become such a draw for visitors outside of its traditional markets that a weak year from Canada won't hurt as much as it used to.

Canada’s Weakened Economy Is Bad News for Maine’s Summer Tourism

On the flip side: It's a good time for Americans to visit Canada this summer.

Small Ski Mountains Offer Intimate Service and Slopes on the Cheap

With so many glossy travel publications touting the personalized service available at brand-name resorts, it is easy to forget that a personal touch is embedded in the experience at small, family-run spots.

Maine Businesses Pray for Humid City Summers to Boost Tourism

Maine is experiencing the benefits of a rebounding economy and hoping the hot weather - terrible for city dwellers - helps accelerate their growth.

Hoteliers Flock to New England to Meet Growing Tourism Demand

Introducing new inventory to a market must be balanced against by a rise in tourism, but too often the number of rooms exceed the number of visitors -- especially in off-season months.

Portland, Maine Considers What Part Pot Legalization Will Play in City Brand

Denver continued to promote itself as a young active city even after its marijuana legalization vote, which would make Portland the first U.S. city to turn its laid-back attitude about drugs into an official marketing campaign.

Shutdown 2013: National Park Closures May Impact Cruise Ship Itineraries

The economies of towns dependent on national park tourism could be hit again if cruise ships alter itineraries, which robs the towns of another important source of revenue.

Maine Bike Tour Spotlights Communities that Guidebooks May Overlook

BikeMaine is a very creative way to showcase communities and tourism, and to boost the local economy. It should garner lots of publicity as the cyclists roll through the state.

The meaning behind Portland, Maine’s seemingly boring new brand campaign

Despite the meaningful backstory behind Portland’s new brand, it still fails to distinguish the city from its West Coast counterpart or give visitors a sense of the city without an understanding its history.