The Obama administration says it will allow states to use their own money to reopen some national parks that have been closed because of the government shutdown.
After the floods and now the shutdown Estes Park is pleading with Colorado’s congressional delegation to open up Rocky Mountian National Park. The town says the shutdown is killing tourism, and that’s not the only town hurting.
A little more than a year after Gov. John Hickenlooper insisted his wildfire-ravaged state was still “open for business,” he may have to throw another lifeline to the state’s billion-dollar tourism industry as the world takes in the startling images of dramatic flood rescues and washed-out roads.
Colorado is rolling out a state brand that officials hope will increase tourism and economic development.
Ski executives from Colorado and Wyoming say their resorts must adapt to lure a new generation of snow riders and to attract visitors in summer as well as winter.
Some Colorado high country destinations are seeing record numbers of tourists and it’s not even peak season.
Wildfires in Colorado this summer have made national headlines, and there are concerns fewer people will visit our state because of it.
Crews defending small homes, a ski area and a handful of roads against an erratic wildfire in Colorado’s southwest mountains hoped Monday for a break – any break – in the weather that will allow them to launch a more strategic assault.
A record 13.6 million visitors came to Denver in 2012 and spent a record $3.6 billion in the city, according to a study commissioned for Visit Denver that the organization released Wednesday.
Familiar faces helped kick off the start of the summer tourism season in Colorado on Monday.