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Breckenridge (credit: CBS)

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

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Feds To Let States Pay To Open National Parks

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.

10/10/2013

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Government Shutdown Hurting Tourism In Grand Lake

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.

10/08/2013

Flooding in Estes Park (credit: CBS)

Colorado Flooding Could Keep Some Tourists Away

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.

09/17/2013

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Colorado Rolls Out New State ‘Peak’ Logo

Colorado is rolling out a state brand that officials hope will increase tourism and economic development.

08/29/2013

Keystone Resort (credit: CBS)

Ski Execs Look To Lure New Visitors, Expand Season

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.

08/09/2013

Breckenridge (credit: CBS)

Hot Temps Send More People To Mountain Towns

Some Colorado high country destinations are seeing record numbers of tourists and it’s not even peak season.

07/17/2013

Breckenridge (credit: CBS)

Tourists Flocked To High Country Over Holiday Weekend

Wildfires in Colorado this summer have made national headlines, and there are concerns fewer people will visit our state because of it.

07/09/2013

West Fork Fire as seen from Creede. (credit: Keith Siddel)

Crews Hope For Any Kind Of Break At West Fork Complex Fire

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.

06/24/2013

16th Street Mall (credit: CBS)

Denver Sets More Tourism And Travel Spending Records

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.

06/20/2013

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