tourism

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

“The industry as we have known it no longer exists”: A former Colorado ski area executive peels back the curtain

Chris Diamond’s new book, “Ski Inc. 2020,” is a study of the ever-shifting ski resort industry

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Denver tech entrepreneur Jim Deters opening new-school “Rocky Mountain country club” hotel in Breckenridge

As more people are priced out of the mountain lifestyle, the cofounder of Galvanize looks to create a more accessible hotel experience

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Copper Mountain, Eldora will host next-generation Woodward terrain parks with aim toward teaching the masses

Powdr is ferrying its Woodward action-sport training camps onto the slopes with the debut of new learning areas and terrain parks designed by Danny Davis, Red Gerard

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Are Colorado’s oil and gas and recreation industries all that different? Economists say no — and we need to protect them both

Both industries have impacts on land and rural communities, but “we can coexist” in pursuit of economic diversity, say promoters of recreation and energy

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

An army of teen employees is helping fight a Colorado tourist town’s worker shortage

About 75% of the freshman class is at work this summer, and still, shops and restaurants close early or open late due to affordable-housing sparked worker shortage

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

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

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

“Maybe it was bad luck,” tourist train owner says of massive fire near Durango that led to $25 million lawsuit

Federal prosecutors chase Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad chief for damages related to the 53,000-acre 416 Fire. He says he’s been focused on fire prevention since 2002

Coloradans Primary category in which blog post is published

“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

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

Trouble in Dinosaur: Cop fired, town hall searched as border town reckons with new pot money, old problems

Dinosaur used to limp along on $2,700 a month in sales tax revenues. Cannabis has changed that, for better or worse.