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On the heels of its best year, the Royal Gorge Route Railroad in Cańon City is rolling into its 2012 season early to capture more tourists during the week. The railroad  takes passengers on  four historic railroad cars through the Royal Gorge canyon along the Arkansas River. This year, the train starts its season March… Continue Reading Royal Gorge Route Railroad starts daily tours two months early

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After 20 years as executive chef at The Broadmoor, chef “Sigi” – Siegfried Eisenberger – is hanging up his chef’s hat. But, the award-winning chef isn’t leaving the food business. He is starting his own business of natural grown products. And, The Broadmoor is his first client. Eisenberger, only the fourth executive chef in the… Continue Reading The Broadmoor’s award-winning chef hanging up his toque

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Registration is open for the 2012 Rocky Mountain State Games, which is expected to attract 7,000 athletes to Colorado Springs this summer. Colorado amateur athletes of all ages and skill levels, including physically disabled, visually impaired and Paralympic athletes, can register now to compete in the multi-sport festival. In 2011, the event was expected to… Continue Reading Registration open for 2012 Rocky Mountain State Games

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Colorado Springs named top weekend getaway

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Because of its views of the “purple mountains majesty,” Colorado Springs is listed in the top 10 “Best Weekend Getaway” list in a recent U.S. News & World Report Travel article. The list highlights destinations with “just the right ratio of relaxation and entertainment to leave you rejuvenated and ready to return to the grind… Continue Reading Colorado Springs named top weekend getaway

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The Broadmoor hotel and resort is the best meeting place, outside of Denver, and its audio visual team is the best in the state, according to the readers of Colorado Meetings + Events magazine. The Broadmoor and J&S Audio Visual Inc. were named among the best in the state March 6 at the sixth annual… Continue Reading The Broadmoor named best in state for its meeting space

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Royal Gorge zip line to open in April

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Hold on to your seats. A new zip line is being built at the scenic Royal Gorge in southern Colorado that will be one of the highest in the world. The 700-foot zip line will run parallel to the Royal Gorge, 1,100 feet above the canyon floor. Park visitors will be harnessed into a chair… Continue Reading Royal Gorge zip line to open in April

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Ever wonder how a ski resort can report a foot of new snow while the weather service reports only a few inches? Vail Resorts says snow reporting is an inexact science after it was forced to retract its report of a foot of snow on Feb. 23 and change it to 2 inches. The resort… Continue Reading It’s not a snow job – Vail defends snow reports

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Colorado’s national parks generated just under $293 million, and account for 6,366 jobs statewide, according to information from the National Park Service. Rocky Mountain National Park had the most visits, just under 3 million people, including 174,000 who spent the night. The park accounts for 2,641 jobs. The second-most visited Colorado national park was Mesa… Continue Reading Colorado’s national parks bring millions to local cities

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Tourism leaders from across the state will meet in Durango for the first Southwest Tourism Summit. The summit, hosted by the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, will be April 5-6 and is dubbed “The Source” because it aims to provide businesses and organizations with seminars, workshops and presentations by tourism industry professionals from around… Continue Reading Tourism leaders and small businesses set to meet in Durango

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Holiday Inn parent to launch new hotel brand

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Holiday Inn’s parent company is developing a new hotel chain aimed at travelers who want to work out and eat healthy on the road. U.K.-based InterContinental Hotels Group PLC said Tuesday it will launch a hotel brand called Even for health-conscious travelers. The hotels will have guest rooms with space to exercise and amenities such… Continue Reading Holiday Inn parent to launch new hotel brand

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