Tourism is booming in Colorado under the state’s new marijuana laws, and a new type of entrepreneur is profiting from it.
As Colorado prepares to be the first in the nation to allow recreational pot sales, opening Jan. 1, hopeful retailers like Andy Williams are investing their fortunes into the legal recreational pot world.
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.
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.