Al White

(credit: CBS)

Pot Votes In Colorado, Washington Raise Specter Of Weed Tourism

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.

11/09/2012

A police roadblock (lower right) prevents people from entering the Garden of the Gods area of Colorado Springs on June 29. The tourist attraction is back open now that the Waldo Canyon Fire is 100 percent contained. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/GettyImages)

Tourism Campaign Hopes To Lure Visitors To Colorado After Wildfires

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.

07/11/2012

Mascots at the state Capitol on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

Tourism Leaders Celebrate Beginning Of Summer Travel Season At Capitol

Colorado’s summer travel season officially kicked off on Tuesday and tourism leaders celebrated the occasion at the state Capitol.

05/01/2012

Bill Smith of Golden took this photo in August 2011 in the San Luis Valley looking north from New Mexico Route 522.

Colorado’s Tourism Head Pleased To See New New Mexico Tourism Ads

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.

04/17/2012

An image from the tourism meeting at the Capitol on Monday (credit: CBS)

Tourism Officials Educate Lawmakers About Importance Of Industry

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.

01/24/2012

(credit: Colorado.com)

With Resorts Suffering, Colorado Advertises For Skiers

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.

01/24/2012

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