A year after marijuana sales became legal in Colorado, the impact on tourism is difficult to assess.
Business is booming in Colorado’s mountain resorts, and the addition of recreational marijuana stores this year has attracted customers curious about legalized pot.
Marijuana legalization votes this week in Colorado and Washington state don’t just set up an epic state-federal showdown on drug law for residents. The measures also open the door for marijuana tourism.
Images from the massive wildfires in Colorado have been broadcast on TVs all around the world. Many are hoping to lure those visitors who may have decided to skip Colorado during their vacation planning.
Colorado’s summer travel season officially kicked off on Tuesday and tourism leaders celebrated the occasion at the state Capitol.
New Mexico this year is celebrating 100 years of statehood, but many people still confuse the Land of Enchantment with its south of the border neighbor. And some who do know the state think it’s nothing but a boring desert wasteland they would only visit on the way to Arizona or Colorado.
State tourism leaders spent Monday at the Capitol. Their goal is to educate lawmakers about the importance of tourism in Colorado and the benefits it provides to state revenue.
With skiers staying away from Colorado resorts in droves this year, the Colorado Tourism Office took a largely unprecedented step Sunday and ran a full-page ad in the New York Times proclaiming that snow had arrived in the state.