tourism http://krcc.org en Strong Rafting Year Expected Despite Fatalities http://krcc.org/post/strong-rafting-year-expected-despite-fatalities <p>This year has seen a spike in Colorado waterway fatalities. But, as KRCC’s Dana Cronin reports, those in the rafting industry continue to predict a good season overall.</p><div><p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Four deaths have occurred during commercial rafting trips in Colorado this year, including two on the Arkansas River. This comes after several years without incident. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 18:22:38 +0000 Dana Cronin 21807 at http://krcc.org Strong Rafting Year Expected Despite Fatalities Annual Tourism Conference in Telluride http://krcc.org/post/annual-tourism-conference-telluride <p></p><p>State tourism officials are in Telluride this week to discuss ways of promoting Colorado. As Bente&nbsp;Birkeland reports, Colorado is coming off a record breaking year for visitors.</p><p><br /><p><br /></p></p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 23:18:29 +0000 Bente Birkeland 9487 at http://krcc.org Annual Tourism Conference in Telluride Portions of Pikes Peak Closed this Week http://krcc.org/post/portions-pikes-peak-closed-week <p></p><p></p><p>Portions of Pikes Peak will be closed this week to shoot the next installment in the Fast and Furious franchise. Another closure is expected this fall, as Hyundai is scheduled to shoot a car commercial there. Donald Zuckerman is the Colorado Film commissioner. He says that before the film incentive program, Colorado wasn’t even being considered by the movie industry.</p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 23:18:06 +0000 Andrea Chalfin & Jackie Fortier & KUNC 8083 at http://krcc.org Portions of Pikes Peak Closed this Week