Home » Archives by category » Tourism (Page 7)

Local firm crews, marketing companies, directors and film support companies can now register for the “Colorado Reel-Crew,” an online tool that will allow film industry workforce and support service companies to showcase skills and services to producers who want to film in Colorado. The online tool is part of the Reel-Scout platform, an online software… Continue Reading State’s film office launches marketing tool for local production crews

Continue reading …

Calling it the “CVB lite,” the City of Colorado Springs plans to open the building on Acacia Park as a visitors’ center this summer. The building has been unused for decades, but is undergoing a facelift inside and out in order to create the center, which will be staffed by volunteers and include information on… Continue Reading City seeks to create visitors’ center in Acacia Park

Continue reading …

The Garden of the Gods campground has been transformed into an RV Resort. RVC Outdoor Destinations, which purchased the campground in 2012, has completed about $800,000 worth of upgrades to the property. Garden of the Gods RV Resort has 173 RV sites, including six  new executive pull-­thru sites, and 29 upgraded lodging units. In addition… Continue Reading Garden of Gods campground upgraded to RV resort

Continue reading …
Male lion makes debut at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

His name is Abuto, hear him roar. He is a 1-and half-year-old African lion and the newest member of the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo big cat family. He joins four other lions at the zoo and can be found in the new Encounter Africa lion building, located around the corner from the giraffe building. “We are… Continue Reading Male lion makes debut at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Continue reading …
Royal Gorge Route Railroad expecting a strong season

Colorado’s Royal Gorge Route Railroad is anticipating a strong year, because tourists are already booking trips for this season which opens March 9. “This year, our bookings are up by more than 50 percent already – and many of our reservations are focused on our first-class dining experience,” General Manager Steve Kaverman said. He said organizers… Continue Reading Royal Gorge Route Railroad expecting a strong season

Continue reading …
Cole named director of Pikes Peak Country Attractions Association

Ryan Cole has been named executive director of Pikes Peak Country Attractions Association. He takes over for Michele Starling, who led the organization for 13 years. Cole said the organization is perfectly poised to jump full onto into social media networking and advertising, and make a more concerted effort to attract tourists from within the… Continue Reading Cole named director of Pikes Peak Country Attractions Association

Continue reading …

Mining Exchange happy with 4-Diamond status

Comments Off
Mining Exchange happy with 4-Diamond status

The owner of the Mining Exchange Hotel said he transformed the 1901 exchange into the first full-service hotel downtown to be a 5 Diamond property. But, he’s happy with the 4 Diamond designation, for now. After a surprise on-site visit one month ago, AAA named the Mining Exchange a 4 Diamond property. Fewer than five… Continue Reading Mining Exchange happy with 4-Diamond status

Continue reading …
Old Manitou motels transition into rentals

The road into Manitou Springs is populated with a seemingly endless string of quaint motels built in the 1950s and ’60s, zipping motorists back to the heyday of the automobile and great family road trips. There’s just one problem — the motels are old. Some have been well maintained and appropriately whet visitors’ appetites for… Continue Reading Old Manitou motels transition into rentals

Continue reading …
Springs Airport moving on without Frontier

It should have been a time of celebration at the Colorado Springs Airport. Crews were wrapping up the finishing touches on a $236,000 visual display that leaves no doubt in travelers’ minds that Colorado Springs is home to the U.S. Olympic Committee, U.S. Air Force Academy and wonders of nature. But just as a giant… Continue Reading Springs Airport moving on without Frontier

Continue reading …
Frontier Airlines to end all service out of  Colorado Springs

Frontier Airlines will stop all flights out of Colorado Springs in April. The Colorado Springs Airport was notified this week that Frontier Airlines will discontinue its service in Colorado Springs. The move follows an announcement in mid-January, when Frontier announced that it would reduce its service in an out of the Colorado Springs Airport during… Continue Reading Frontier Airlines to end all service out of Colorado Springs

Continue reading …