Tight on cash, visitors bureau puts off added analysis

Every year since 2000, the Colorado Tourism Office has commissioned a report about the state’s tourism business from Longwoods International. So does Visit Denver, the city’s convention and visitors bureau. Colorado Springs, on the other hand, doesn’t get its own report. Why not? The easy answer is budget cutbacks. But it’s a bit more complicated […]

Chambers combine to form ‘single voice’

Eight chambers of commerce and the Colorado Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau have collaborated to form the Pikes Peak Regional Business Partnership to pool lobbying efforts. The group has been meeting for nearly four years, but only recently gained status as a separate 501(c)(6) organization. “We’re looking at four different areas,” said Chairwoman Debbie Miller, president […]