Tourism

4:30am

Thu September 19, 2013
Business Report

Floodwaters Likely To Dampen Northern Colorado Economy

Flooding in Estes Park near Riverside and Ivy, Sept. 13.
Kevin Beaty Flickr - Creative Commons

6:49am

Wed September 18, 2013
Colorado Flood

Uncertainty Follows Floodwaters For Tourism Dependent Estes

A disappearing road shown just outside Estes Park
Luke Runyon KUNC

The town of Estes Park was dealt a harsh blow in the recent rain and subsequent flooding that hit Colorado’s Front Range. The town is still essentially cut off, with few ways in and out. For a town dependent on tourism, limited access means fewer dollars being spent.

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9:39am

Mon September 9, 2013

Bumpy Roll-out For BrandColorado

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As we reported Aug. 29, Colorado has selected a new marketing logo and slogan after a multi-month campaign that launched back in April. While the mark is primarily aimed at out-of-state clientele, reception in state has been less than positive.
Source: Businessweek
Colorado wanted a makeover. It felt square and out-of-style, and it worried that every time you looked at a map you might mistake it for Wyoming. So, last week, the Rocky Mountain state unveiled a new logo: a green, snow-capped mountain emblazoned with the state's "CO" initials.

10:23am

Thu August 29, 2013
Colorado Identity

The Winner Is In: New Colorado Logo Chosen

The triangle concept logo by Evan Hecox is the new state symbol
Making Colorado

6:26am

Sun August 11, 2013
Television

Faux Meth Is Big Business In 'Breaking Bad' Town

Originally published on Wed August 14, 2013 12:09 pm

Keith West and Andre Harrison created "Bathing Bad" bath salts, lotions and soaps, as well as Los Pollos Hermanos seasonings through their spa products company, Great Face and Body.
Megan Kamerick for NPR

On a hot summer afternoon in Albuquerque, N.M., the setting for the hit TV show Breaking Bad, a trolley that resembles a roving adobe house is packed with tourists.

The series follows Walter White, a chemistry teacher who turns to cooking methamphetamine to provide for his family after he gets cancer. The show, which begins its final season Sunday, has attracted critical acclaim, a slew of awards and rabid fans — some of whom have crammed onto the trolley for a tour of Breaking Bad filming sites.

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