DENVER – July 27, 2021 – Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) Executive Director Pat Meyers has named Timothy Wolfe Director of Colorado’s Tourism Office. The accomplished hospitality veteran enters state service from a dynamic 25-year tourism industry career that includes decades of Colorado experience.
Colorado Tourism Office
Care for Colorado Stewardship Partner Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) would like us to remind visitors and residents that while the temperatures are hot, in most areas the water remains cold. They strongly encourage everyone to wear a personal flotation device while enjoying water sports of any kind. As you will see below, we have included quite a few links featuring messaging about the importance of personal flotation devices.
Summer is rapidly approaching and you might be considering what you want to put on your Colorado summer bucket list.
As we all anticipate a busy summer, thank you for continuing to encourage responsible recreation through Care for Colorado Leave No Trace messaging. We know many areas are already seeing record numbers of people taking advantage of Colorado’s amazing outdoor opportunities. To help lessen impacts — while still affording everyone the ability to experience Colorado’s incredible resources — we hope you will share the assets and content below, which were created by Care for Colorado Stewardship Partners.
Each year, the Colorado tourism industry nominates tourism employees to be recognized as Top Frontline Tourism Workers in celebration of National Travel and Tourism Week. These nominees are people who do an outstanding job of welcoming visitors to our state and providing them with the best experiences possible.
The Colorado Tourism Office Celebrates the “Power of Travel” During National Travel & Tourism Week, May 2-8
DENVER, Colo. (April 30, 2021) — National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW) will take place May 2-8, 2021 and is the annual celebration of the contributions of the U.S. travel industry.
DENVER -- A leading NGO focused on the global advancement of sustainable tourism has named Colorado Tourism Office (CTO) Director Cathy Ritter among five new trustees selected to bring fresh perspectives to its work.
Keep Wildlife Wild
As springtime starts calling more of us into the outdoors, it’s important to be aware that human activity can put extra stress on wildlife surviving on depleted food supplies. This month, we hope all of you will join us in educating residents and visitors alike to care for the extraordinarily diverse populations of wild animals that call Colorado home.
Colorado was awarded two CARES Act Recovery Assistance planning grants from the U.S. Economic Development Administration to support Colorado’s economic recovery, including tourism, from the impacts of COVID-19.
The two programs are outlined below to help our partners identify which programs are relevant for their communities. Communities are eligible to participate in both programs.