Programs and Funding

  • Brand USA is the destination marketing organization for the United States which works closely with the travel industry to maximize the economic and social benefits of travel.
  • This program helps businesses and tourism partners advertise on Colorado.com by creating free and/or paid articles, business listings, maps, and events.
  • This free certification helps frontline workers become Colorado experts and grow their Colorado-style hospitality.
  • This program certifies communities that contribute to our state’s economy through creativity, culture, and the arts.
  • This federal program encourages long-term investments in designated low-income communities by giving investors tax incentives for investing in real estate projects.
  • This program allows organizations to submit brochures about their business or other travel information to display at Colorado Welcome Centers.
  • This discounted subscription gives tourism partners access to a visual content marketing software called CrowdRiff.
  • This program encourages development in economically distressed areas of the state through tax incentives.
  • This award honors Colorado-based companies that have exported products or services for at least two years.
  • The program helps organizations and tourism businesses advertise to consumers through tour operators in other countries to promote their destinations.
  • Identify which certifications will help your small minority, veteran- and women-owned business bid on and win contracts with local, state, and federal governments.
  • This program helps Colorado tourism partners maximize their advertising and marketing dollars through group purchasing of media buys.
  • The Colorado Tourism Office produces and distributes two print publications called the Official Colorado State Vacation Guide and Love, Colorado magazine.
  • These promotions help tourism partners and small businesses take advantage of public relations connections to help them market themselves.
  • This program helps promote content through Visit Colorado's social media pages to help share your destination with residents and visitors.
  • This program allows your organization to showcase tailored advertising messages on a digital screen within the interior walls of Colorado Welcome Centers.