Keyword: Tourism

Redi Reports

Based on a 1% tax rate, a tourism support fee can potentially generate over $1million in annual tax revenue. To foster economic diversification, we recommend that Clear Creek County establish a loan fund from a tourism support fee to encourage entrepreneurship. Clear Creek County’s natural amenities have the potential to attract highly skilled remote workers.…

Redi Reports

Agritourism has been recognized as an entrepreneurial activity that has the potential to diversify agricultural businesses and stimulate rural development of surrounding communities From 2007-2012, the number of farms and ranches with agritourism in the S. grew 42%, and grew 27% in Colorado Most Colorado agritourism operations and counties with high agritourism revenues are located near natural capital and/or assets, such as those in the Rocky Mountain region, or near urban centers with a population drawn to natural amenities such as the Front Range Agritourism is any recreational or educational activity on a working farm or ranch for which consumers pay.…

Webinars

Colorado Humanities and the Regional Economic Development Institute at Colorado State University feature panelists Dr. Stephan Weiler, Elizabeth Garner, Kat Papenbrock, Dr. Michael Seman, and Greg Thomason discussing the challenges in economic innovation faced by rural Coloradans, never more so than during the COVID era. Moderated by Dr.…

Redi Reports

The recently christened Fishers Peak State Park offers great potential to give a much-needed boost to the economy of Las Animas County, specifically the town of Trinidad. With help from the City of Trinidad and Great Outdoors Colorado, the 19,200-acre property was initially purchased by The Nature Conservancy and Trust For Public Lands (TPL) from private owners on February 28, 2019, In September 2019, Jared Polis signed an executive order to officially pave the way for Colorado Parks and Wildlife to purchase the property from Trust for Public Lands and The Nature Conservancy on April 2, 2020.…
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