Colorado Tourism

Durango Mountain Resort on Saturday (credit: CBS)

Economic Factors Look Good For Mountain Tourism That’s Already On Record Pace

The tourism industry in Colorado’s high country continues its record pace, according to a group of Denver-based economists.

03/18/2015

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Rocky Mountain National Park Saw Record Amount Of Visitors In 2014

It was a record year for Rocky Mountain National Park in 2014 as almost 3.5 million people visited the park.

01/21/2015

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Impact Of Pot On Travel Hard To Assess In Colorado

A year after marijuana sales became legal in Colorado, the impact on tourism is difficult to assess.

12/28/2014

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Colorado Resort Towns Worry Over Pot Perception

Business is booming in Colorado’s mountain resorts, and the addition of recreational marijuana stores this year has attracted customers curious about legalized pot.

12/15/2014

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Will DeBeque’s Embrace of Pot Tourism Spread?

The small town of DeBeque may become a major pioneer in how uniquely situated small towns boost tax revenue from pot tourism.

08/21/2014

Denver Zoo (credit: CBS)

Great Numbers Show Denver Not Just A Gateway To The Rockies For Tourists

New numbers show people all across the country love the city of Denver. Tourism to the Mile High City and surrounding areas set a new record last year with more than 14 million visitors.

06/18/2014

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Resort Towns Get Good Tax News For Summer Months

There is some very welcome tax news for Colorado’s high country as visitors are returning to destinations like Breckenridge and Vail in the summer and they’re spending more money.

10/28/2013

The zip-line on Vail Mountain (credit: CBS)

New Law Helping Summer Tourism In The High Country

Colorado’s ski resorts host tens of thousands of people a day in the winter, but they were handcuffed with what they could offer in the summer — that is until Sen. Mark Udall made a law changing that.

08/10/2013

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

Summer Tourism Season Kicks Off At State Capitol

Familiar faces helped kick off the start of the summer tourism season in Colorado on Monday.

05/06/2013

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Snow Expected To Boost Colorado’s Tourism Industry

The latest round of snow should help boost Colorado’s tourism industry which is just behind agriculture as one of the state’s top money makers.

12/28/2012

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