Articles tagged “new england”

New England Leaders Worry Trump and Strong Dollar Will Keep International Tourists Away

New England Leaders Worry Trump and Strong Dollar Will Keep International Tourists Away

Kathy McCormack, Associated Press

Many destinations like New Hampshire are at the start of their main spring and summer travel seasons and aren't backing down on marketing to international travelers while also proceeding with bated breath.

7 months ago

Ski Resort Execs Look for Climate Change-Proof Properties

Ski Resort Execs Look for Climate Change-Proof Properties

Tom Moroney, Bloomberg

Climate change has real, increasing effects on winter resorts, some of whom are smartly looking north for properties that will deliver the snow they need to keep visitors coming.

11 months ago

New England Fall Foliage Tourism Under Threat From Bad Weather

New England Fall Foliage Tourism Under Threat From Bad Weather

Lisa Rathke, Associated Press

It's small businesses like inns, B&Bs, farm stands, and restaurants that will be hardest hit if this comes to pass.

1 year ago

3 New England States Partner With Waze for Travel Info System

3 New England States Partner With Waze for Travel Info System

Associated Press

Waze and other navigation apps are likely making the efforts by these three states less relevant but the idea for a joint travel-information system is still spot-on for travelers who may not be app-savvy.

1 year ago

New England Balances Tourism and Traditional Businesses in Port Cities

New England Balances Tourism and Traditional Businesses in Port Cities

David Sharp, Associated Press

Cities that make it more difficult for non-tourist businesses to operate will regret their move in the long run. Nobody wants a port city filled with T-shirt shops.

2 years ago

New England Resorts Welcome Skiers With Fresh Powder After Storms

New England Resorts Welcome Skiers With Fresh Powder After Storms

Lisa Rathke , Associated Press

Timing is everything in life and in tourism and fresh power doesn't hurt at all.

3 years ago

Leaf-Peeping Tourism Is a $3 Billion Business in New England

Leaf-Peeping Tourism Is a $3 Billion Business in New England

Tracee M. Herbaugh, Associated Press

The U.S. road trip is alive and well during October throughout New England.

3 years ago

Tropical Storm Could Spur Massive Tourism Losses July 4th Weekend

Tropical Storm Could Spur Massive Tourism Losses July 4th Weekend

Dennis Schaal, Skift

The summer tourism season along the East Coast of the U.S. could get off to a rocky start over the July 4th weekend with a tropical storm threatening to turn into a hurricane.

3 years ago

Northeast Ski Resorts Open Early and With Energy-Efficient Snow-Making Equipment

Northeast Ski Resorts Open Early and With Energy-Efficient Snow-Making Equipment

Lisa Rathke, Associated Press

Elongating the ski season is a smart way to increase revenue, and some resorts are wisely boosting the bottom line by using energy-efficient snow-making equipment. That's good for the environment and nice for business, too.

4 years ago