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Drought conditions hit Rocky Mountain tourism

Jun 26, 2012
Colorado got only 2 percent of its normal snowpack, which means low rivers this summer. But what's bad for rafting guides is good for fishermen.
Posted In: colorado, tourism, drought, fishing, rafting

Australia could bring back crocodile hunting safaris

Jun 18, 2012
The government in Australia wants to boost the sagging tourism industry. One idea: Bring back the crocodile hunt.
Posted In: Australia, tourism, hunting

We can all help Greece avoid default

Jun 14, 2012
Commentator Todd Buchholz says we just need to go there on vacation.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Greek debt, tourism, Greece

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on the fracking debate

May 1, 2012
The U.S. Secretary of the Interior talks about new efforts to bring tourism to boost jobs and about the department's new partnership with the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Agency.
Posted In: fracking, tourism, Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior

Boring and Dull form strategic partnership

Apr 25, 2012
Residents in two towns -- halfway across the world from one another -- are putting together a tourism partnership.
Posted In: Scotland, Oregon, tourism

America woos overseas tourists

Apr 24, 2012
Since 9/11, America's share of worldwide tourism has dropped 30 percent. A new ad campaign hopes to reverse the trend.
Posted In: Travel, tourism

Everyone's lining up for the Supreme Court health care hearing

Mar 23, 2012
The court's grounds will be clogged with a colorful mix of characters: activists, lawyers, journalists and oh, tourists.
Posted In: health care, Supreme Court, Washington D.C., tourism

Rust Belt rolls dice and builds new casinos

Feb 20, 2012
Pennsylvania, Michigan and Illinois are on board with casinos, hoping to drive tourism to down-on-their-luck communities. Now Ohio is getting into the game.
Posted In: Ohio, casinos, tourism, gambling

The Vegas economy, beyond gambling

Feb 1, 2012
Forget about slot machines and blackjack. Las Vegas visitors are increasingly coming to the city to shop, eat and party at the pool.
Posted In: Nevada, tourism, gambling, Las Vegas

New Year's Eve a priceless marketing tool for NYC

Dec 30, 2011
The Times Square celebration brings in a worldwide audience and millions of tourist dollars to NYC every year.
Posted In: New Year's eve, New York City, tourism, Travel

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