Tourism

5:00am

Thu September 26, 2013
Business

Boulder County Still Assessing Flood Damage

Boulder Flooding from September 13th.
Dan Greenwood KUNC

It’s been just over two weeks since communities in Northern Colorado and Boulder County were hard-hit by floodwaters. The recovery is underway, but damage from the flooding is still being assessed.

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8:47am

Wed September 25, 2013
Food & Food Culture

Getting A Taste Of Iceland Ahead Of Denver Showcase

Sous Chef Ingi þ Friðriksson at the LAVA Restaurant, Iceland
Nathan Heffel KUNC

If you try to use Google Maps to figure out how to get to Iceland from Colorado, it’ll admit that it can’t calculate it. As the crow flies, it’s about 3,609 miles. Of course, the Taste of Iceland aims to bring it all closer to Colorado.

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4:30am

Thu September 19, 2013
Business Report

Floodwaters Likely To Dampen Northern Colorado Economy

Flooding in Estes Park near Riverside and Ivy, Sept. 13.
Kevin Beaty Flickr - Creative Commons

6:49am

Wed September 18, 2013
Colorado Flood

Uncertainty Follows Floodwaters For Tourism Dependent Estes

A disappearing road shown just outside Estes Park
Luke Runyon KUNC

The town of Estes Park was dealt a harsh blow in the recent rain and subsequent flooding that hit Colorado’s Front Range. The town is still essentially cut off, with few ways in and out. For a town dependent on tourism, limited access means fewer dollars being spent.

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9:39am

Mon September 9, 2013

Bumpy Roll-out For BrandColorado

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As we reported Aug. 29, Colorado has selected a new marketing logo and slogan after a multi-month campaign that launched back in April. While the mark is primarily aimed at out-of-state clientele, reception in state has been less than positive.
Source: Businessweek
Colorado wanted a makeover. It felt square and out-of-style, and it worried that every time you looked at a map you might mistake it for Wyoming. So, last week, the Rocky Mountain state unveiled a new logo: a green, snow-capped mountain emblazoned with the state's "CO" initials.

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