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AAA forecasts jump in Colorado Thanksgiving travel

AAA forecasts jump in Colorado Thanksgiving travel

AAA Colorado projects 752,000 Coloradans will journey 50 miles or more from home during Thanksgiving weekend, a 3.5 percent increase over 2013. Almost 650,000 of travelers will celebrate the holiday with a road trip and will enjoy the lowest gas prices in four years. Nationally, AAA projects 46.3 million Americans will travel during the Thanksgiving… Continue Reading AAA forecasts jump in Colorado Thanksgiving travel

AAA Colorado predicts busy holiday weekend

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AAA Colorado predicts busy holiday weekend

According to a report by the Denver Business Journal, 665,000 Coloradans will travel 50 miles or more over the long Independence Day weekend. The forecast was prepared by AAA Colorado and IHS Inc.’s Douglas County branch. That number is up nearly 1 percent from the same weekend last year. According to AAA Travel, 41 million… Continue Reading AAA Colorado predicts busy holiday weekend

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Mining Exchange happy with 4-Diamond status

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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

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The average price for a gallon of regular gasoline in Colorado now stands at $3.45, up from $3.39 a week ago, AAA reports. Prices vary around Colorado and are highest in Vail, at $3.82 a gallon, and in Glenwood Springs, at $3.74. In Colorado Springs they stand at $3.41 this week compared to $3.38 last… Continue Reading Springs gas prices creep up to $3.41 a gallon

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AAA on the job

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AAA Colorado reported this week that it had come to the aid of more than 280,000 stranded motorists during 2009 – and were able to remedy 60 percent of motorists’ problems and send them on their way. The remaining 113,000 drivers needed a ride in a tow truck. After the need for a tow, the… Continue Reading AAA on the job

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AAA predicts that drivers will hit the highways in droves this Memorial Day weekend, lured by low gas prices. The national average of U.S. retail gasoline prices dropped to $2.24 per gallon today, down nearly 40 percent from $3.71 per gallon a year ago, AAA said. Trips by automobile will increase 2.7 percent, from 26.3 million… Continue Reading Low gas prices to prompt Memorial Day travel

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