POLSON — At the north end of Flathead Lake sits Bigfork, and its main drag — Electric Avenue — is packed with tourist-driven art galleries, gift shops, restaurants and a summer theater.
KALISPELL — There are two economic forecasts for the northwest corner of Montana — one for Flathead County, which remains one of the state’s fastest growing, and one for everywhere else.
MISSOULA — If you could get every person on earth to spend just 50 cents in Montana once a year, you would pump more than $3.5 billion into the state’s economy.
Tourism is an industry in Billings that, despite its economic impact, is often not considered one of our community’s heavy hitters. Energy — yes. Health care — yes. Agriculture — yes. But with more than $250 million a year flooding into Billings from visitors, the industry is one to take ser…
CASPER, Wyo. — Before snowboarders shred down hills, before skiers jump off cliffs, and before hot chocolate fills cups in lodges, ski area managers are working.
POLSON – They love it – even some of the ones who aren’t sure whether they do.
MISSOULA — Montana is counting on two words to lure tourists into the state starting this winter.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — Yellowstone National Park is reporting a record high number of visitors in October.
JACKSON, Wyo. — A second commercial operation has been permitted to conduct scenic air tours based out of the Jackson Hole Airport in Grand Teton National Park.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Office of Tourism has hired an Ohio public relations agency to help promote the state's tourism industry.
JACKSON, Wyo. — Some business leaders and owners in the Wyoming tourist area of Jackson Hole report increased visitors this past summer.
BUTTE — Tourism across the state of Montana continued its rebound since the recession, said representatives at a tourism conference on Tuesday in Butte.
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KALISPELL — National Park Service officials say this July was the busiest that Glacier National Park has ever seen.
JACKSON, Wyo. — Homeowners in most parts of Teton County will no longer be allowed to rent out their properties for short-term visitors.
Last year, 2.2 million people visited Glacier National Park and they spent nearly $179 million in the area, according to a new National Park Service report. That spending supported 2,824 jobs in the area. Of the total visitors, 2,075,000 were non-local tourists.
HELENA — Montana residents and visitors have new ways to find out information about the Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — Yellowstone National Park saw its visitation numbers increase more than 7 percent for the month of June, compared to a year ago.
The Montana Department of Commerce has $500,000 in state accommodations tax funds available for tourism-related facility improvement projects through the Montana Office of Tourism’s 2014 Tourism Infrastructure Investment Program.