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Search for Natrona County tourism chief will be kept private

Search for Natrona County tourism chief will be kept private

CASPER, Wyo. — Natrona County’s next tourism chief will be chosen without public input, officials say.

April 22, 2015 5:00 am(0)
Wyoming hopes tourists flock to former nuclear launch site

Wyoming hopes tourists flock to former nuclear launch site

CASPER, Wyo. — The vast expanse of sagebrush 15 miles south of Chugwater appears the same as many such stretches along Interstate 25.

April 18, 2015 6:00 am Photos

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What is nature worth? Studies detail monetary value of Montana's forests and rivers

What is nature worth? Studies detail monetary value of Montana's forests and rivers

Perhaps anyone who takes a minute to stare at the mountains, forests or rivers understands the natural amenities Montanans enjoy have a value with no discernable price tag. While the intangible values may remain in the memories of family hunting camps or river floats, recent studies continue…

March 15, 2015 9:40 am Photos

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Study pitches promotion of Montana's Breaks monument

Study pitches promotion of Montana's Breaks monument

GREAT FALLS — Montana is losing tourism revenue because it isn’t promoting the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument enough, a new study says.

February 15, 2015 11:31 am(0)
As Canadian dollar drops, concerns rise for Montana economy

As Canadian dollar drops, concerns rise for Montana economy

KALISPELL — A family from Alberta visiting Montana this past week would need to exchange $131.22 Canadian for $100 U.S. dollars.

February 01, 2015 2:30 pm(0)
Report: Tourist spending in Montana increased to nearly $4 billion last year

Report: Tourist spending in Montana increased to nearly $4 billion last year

MISSOULA — Tourists in Montana spent a record $3.98 billion in the state last year and that money supported more than 55,000 jobs, according to new data from the University of Montana.

January 28, 2015 8:23 pm(0)
UM economists: Tourism powers economy, gas prices a concern in Bakken

UM economists: Tourism powers economy, gas prices a concern in Bakken

MISSOULA — Tourism in Montana is booming, beef calf prices are at a 60-year high and wages are on the upswing once more, economists told a Missoula audience Friday.

January 24, 2015 10:00 am(0)
Why not in Polson?

Why not in Polson?

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.

December 21, 2014 10:00 am Related (0)
Kalispell sees faster growth than the rest of northwestern Montana

Kalispell sees faster growth than the rest of northwestern Montana

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.

December 21, 2014 10:00 am Related (0)
It's Montana's time for tourism

It's Montana's time for tourism

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.

December 21, 2014 8:00 am Related (0)
Chamber News: Chamber turns to Charlie and Gus to help bring tourists to town

Chamber News: Chamber turns to Charlie and Gus to help bring tourists to town

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…

December 01, 2014 12:00 am(0)
For small ski areas, summer is often busier than winter

For small ski areas, summer is often busier than winter

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.

November 28, 2014 1:00 pm Photos

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Made-for-banquet Polson video finds 'love' on social media

Made-for-banquet Polson video finds 'love' on social media

POLSON – They love it – even some of the ones who aren’t sure whether they do.

November 19, 2014 6:31 am Photos

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New Montana tourism slogan encourages potential visitors not to wait

New Montana tourism slogan encourages potential visitors not to wait

MISSOULA — Montana is counting on two words to lure tourists into the state starting this winter.

November 12, 2014 6:44 am(0)
Yellowstone reports record number of visitors

Yellowstone reports record number of visitors

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — Yellowstone National Park is reporting a record high number of visitors in October.

November 08, 2014 9:28 am(0)
2nd scenic flight firm offers tours of Tetons

2nd scenic flight firm offers tours of Tetons

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.

November 02, 2014 10:40 am(0)
Wyoming hired firms to market tourism

Wyoming hired firms to market tourism

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Office of Tourism has hired an Ohio public relations agency to help promote the state's tourism industry.

October 20, 2014 9:40 am(0)

Jackson businesses report more summer crowds

JACKSON, Wyo. — Some business leaders and owners in the Wyoming tourist area of Jackson Hole report increased visitors this past summer.

October 06, 2014 7:00 am(0)
State's tourism continues rebound

State's tourism continues rebound

BUTTE — Tourism across the state of Montana continued its rebound since the recession, said representatives at a tourism conference on Tuesday in Butte.

September 17, 2014 10:25 am(0)

Travel and Leisure: Your smart phone will be your best traveling companion

What’s next in corporate travel technology? Your smart phone is your hotel room key? Yes, it’s on its way and in some cases, already here.

September 01, 2014 12:00 am(0)

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