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Hockey tournament has heavy economic impact

Hockey tournament has heavy economic impact

Lace up your skates! Today through Monday, Colorado Springs will welcome throngs of young hockey players and their families, as the city plays host to the 38th Annual Colorado Springs Amateur Hockey Association Presidents’ Day Hockey Tournament, one of the largest tournaments in North America. According to information provided by the Colorado Springs Convention &… Continue Reading Hockey tournament has heavy economic impact

CVB awards ‘Champions for Tourism’

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The Colorado Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau’s annual Tourism Industry Awards celebration centered around a Champions for Tourism theme, Thursday evening at the Hotel Eleganté Conference & Events Center. CVB President and CEO Doug Price and Board Chair Alicia McConnell, director of training sites and community partnerships, U.S. Olympic Committee and 2013 Business Journal Woman of… Continue Reading CVB awards ‘Champions for Tourism’

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Colorado Springs regularly lands on national lists that praise its many amenities. Last year the city was ranked 15th “brainiest” city by Portfolio.com, 14th safest city by FreeBackgroundChecksUSA.com and second most pet-friendly city by Livability.com, to name a few. This week, however, the latest accolade could position the city to grab a larger share of… Continue Reading Why ‘Distinctive Destination’ pick is such a big deal

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Is an outsider really the best person to lead the Colorado Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau? In this case, yes, say CVB board members who announced yesterday that Doug Price, a senior V.P. with Destination Marketing Association International in Washington, D.C. will replace longtime CEO Terry Sullivan. “We didn’t choose an outsider, ” said chairwoman Susan Edmondson. “We… Continue Reading CVB Board: Price is best pick, despite ‘outsider’ status

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CVB seeks fall, Labor Day travel specials

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The Colorado Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau is looking for Labor Day and fall travel specials to promote in press releases. Business owners offering a special or package for the holiday or fall can contact Chelsy Murphy at 719-685-7639 or Chelsy@VisitCOS.com. The CVB is interested in fall foliage packages, including “secret spots” to view Colorado’s… Continue Reading CVB seeks fall, Labor Day travel specials

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