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CVB annual meeting focuses on budget, Sullivan retirement

Experience Colorado Springs held its annual business meeting today at the Marriott Hotel, a session dominated by discussion of budget cuts and how best to recover from the recession. It was also marked by news this week that the organization’s CEO, Terry Sullivan, will retire at the end of the year. About 115 convention and… Continue Reading CVB annual meeting focuses on budget, Sullivan retirement

After debating the issue and hearing from the tourism industry, the Colorado House of Representatives decided to keep money for the state’s tourism promotion effort secure for the next fiscal year. The Appropriations Committee suggested cutting the entire budget for the state’s tourism board as a way to fill the multi-million gap in the state… Continue Reading Tourism money safe for next fiscal year

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Colorado Springs could get a summer tourism boost from driving vacationers this year. About 85 percent of tourist travel in the city comes from people within the state – and global outplacement firm Challenger, Gray and Christmas says those markets will fare best during the upcoming tourism season. Destinations that rely heavily on tourists who… Continue Reading Recession could boost Springs’ drive-in tourism

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