“Powder Days,” Heather Hansman’s detailed look at the future of skiing, takes on the bumps ahead for an industry facing climate and economic challenges.
Outdoor recreation groups hope handing out poop-disposal kits will cut down on the problem piling up on Colorado’s public lands
The federal stimulus and recovery funding will go toward five urban visitors bureaus and two rural communities to help regain tourist traffic lost in the pandemic
Voters in mountain towns could soon redirect lodging taxes traditionally collected to lure visitors toward housing and recreational infrastructure. Gov. Jared Polis signed House Bill 1117, the bipartisan legislation allowing that option, into law Thursday in Edwards. Since 2002, voters in 29 Colorado counties have approved a lodging tax for tourism marketing. The new legislation […]
CRESTED BUTTE — The headquarters for Blister, an online publication known for longform outdoor gear reviews, occupies a converted conference room in the Elevation Hotel and Spa at the base of Crested Butte Mountain Resort. Built-in racks ringing the room store dozens of skis for reviewers to take out. The slope-side location allows Blister’s editor […]
Crested Butte has pulled its summer ads as businesses struggle to accommodate crowds. A Telluride councilwoman wants to redirect tourism funding toward housing. The Colorado Tourism Office is without a leader. Chaffee County commissioners rejected a 20,000-person annual music festival. Angst over tourism is growing as mountain communities emerge from crowd-restricting pandemic closures. Overlapping waves […]
On his first day as the boss at Colorado’s Office of Economic Development and International Trade, Pat Meyers dismissed Cathy Ritter, the well-regarded director of the Colorado Tourism Office. “Cathy Ritter has concluded her service with the Colorado Tourism Office. We thank her for contributions to the state and we wish her the best of […]