Aurora is eyeing the next — and perhaps final — frontier in the world of legal cannabis in Colorado, giving initial approval this week for smoking lounges, tasting rooms and tour buses.
Mexico’s tourism secretary has suggested that legalizing marijuana could help reduce drug violence at big tourist resorts.
The Dutch capital is pushing back on overtourism in an attempt to keep the city attractive to visitors and residents alike.
Marijuana won’t be part of any official Nevada tourism campaigns in the near future, but the Silver State’s marketing gurus aren’t necessarily folding on the idea for the long-term.
Nevada has made the fastest turnaround from the ballot box to retail sales of any of the seven other recreational marijuana states. But it won’t be a free-for-all in the place where many tourists think anything goes.
Oregon’s vineyards are looking to offer as they expand their cultivation to marijuana farming and wine-weed pairing experiences for tourists.
With 420-friendly hotel bookings available online, and dispensary recommendations from hosts, a cannabis-friendly vacation is becoming a breeze.
With the potential end to California’s prohibition on recreational cannabis now before voters in November, it poises to open Humboldt County up to an even larger market with an increase in tourism.
Tourism officials in several marijuana-friendly states say they’re watching the industry closely while others are champing at the bit to make a move.
Marijuana tourism could join vineyards and pear orchards as Rogue Valley agricultural mainstays in southwest Oregon and draw in more tourists.
Colorado tourism officials are not actively going to promote the state’s legal marijuana industry any time soon, but they are ramping up educational and informational efforts around the issue, the state’s tourism director said Friday.
Arthur Frommer, one of the world’s foremost travel authorities, is preparing for a Green Rush of marijuana tourism.
Is this guidebook the first general-interest travel guide to be published with marijuana tourism included in its listings? Sure looks like it.
Denver hosted 16.4 million overnight visitors who spent $5 billion in 2015, setting another new tourism record. And again, legal marijuana gets no credit.
The Denver chapter of pro-marijuana group NORML has proposed an all-new initiative for social cannabis use in Colorado. Colorado Cannabis Tours found Mike Eymer feels that it’s the wrong fit for the still-new cannabis industry.
A Fall 2015 study commissioned by the Colorado Tourism Office shows legal weed as a growing motivator for trips to Colorado — conflicting with the mantra of tourism officials statewide that savvy marketing alone is responsible for record visitation and spending in the last two years.
Cathy Ritter, who Gov. John Hickenlooper named as the new director of the Colorado Tourism Office, wants to research the role of legal weed in drawing — and possibly deterring — visits to the state.
Colorado pot tourism: While curiosity is still at odds with social stigmas, tours with Cultivating Spirits or a stay at Breck Haus are enlightening options.
If Nevada legalizes recreational pot in 2016, will Las Vegas’ home state steal all of Colorado and Washington’s pot tourism momentum?
Look all you want, and you’ll find nary a marijuana tourism brochure at kiosks operated by Colorado’s official travel bureaus. Yet that institutional prohibition hasn’t stopped thousands of cannabis tourists from visiting Colorado to experience the phenomenon of legal marijuana.
There’s mounting anxiety that Colorado resort towns have embraced cannabis culture a little too much, potentially damaging the state’s tourism brand.
It’s all here: places to stay, places to go, getting around, scoring some herb and something to smoke it out of, and nearby eats and entertainment.
Opinion: “Cannabis tourism could be a gigantic boon for Colorado. And if you welcome them warmly, you will find them respectful, peaceful and all too willing to part with their hard-earned money.”
As state officials crunch numbers to determine the legitimacy of marijuana tourism, we found proof of tourists’ cannabis curiosity on the streets of Steamboat Springs, Colo. — a popular mountain resort in the Rocky Mountains.
This Q&A handles readers’ questions on cannabis matters. Topics include rules and limits on medical edibles; Colorado 2014 tax revenue results so far and the state’s spending plans; and an out-of-towner wondering if any pot shops offer “sampler packs” for pot tourists.