Colorado Tourism Office
Coal is fading in northwest Colorado. The region is betting its economic future on another natural resource.
As coal mining fades, a diverse coalition of Moffat County residents and leaders is planning for the next chapter with a focus on protecting resources while managing recreation and tourism.
Colorado tourism suffered a $9 billion loss in 2020. Lodging properties were hardest hit.
Local travelers did their best to make up for lost bookings, but missing meetings and conventions did a number on earnings
Colorado Tourism Office’s new director will stay the course on sustainability, mitigating visitor impacts
Timothy Wolfe replaces Cathy Ritter, who was ousted from her six-year position in April by Pat Meyers, Colorado’s new director of the Office of Economic Development and International Trade
Colorado mountain towns say they can’t handle any more tourists amid labor, housing crises
Colorado tourism cheerleaders hasten their transition from destination marketing to management as resort town locals call for more housing and less promotion.
Colorado Tourism Office boss suddenly shown the door to dismay of officials across the state
During her 6 years at the helm, Cathy Ritter pioneered a national movement toward sustainable tourism. Pat Meyers, Colorado’s new director of the Office of Economic Development and International Trade, dismissed her on his first day.
Colorado’s tourism marketing budget revived as lawmakers bet travelers will be crucial to coronavirus recovery
It looked like the state would zero out Colorado Tourism Office spending on promotion. But without visitors, communities built on travel will founder, budget writers say.
Opinion: Are coronavirus-forced budget cuts an opportunity to reimagine Colorado?
Colorado could stop tourism marketing as budget writers look to slash $3 billion in spending
Tourism leaders worry about the massive economic impact of Colorado disappearing from the public eye as the Joint Budget Committee ponders the idea of the state marketing itself
Record spending, flat visitation suggest Colorado’s campaign for sustainable tourism is paying off
Surveys show Colorado is persuading spendthrift visitors to venture beyond the beaten tracks
“Welcome to Colorful Colorado,” but please take your selfie — safely — with one of these replica signs
A million travelers stop at welcome centers each year and too many of them risk life and limb getting photos taken near the iconic signs at the border