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Metropolitan Tucson Convention & Visitors Bureau

Resorts need educated workers

Resorts need educated workers

"As the economy improves, some places have difficulty finding qualified workers," says Brent DeRaad, president of the Metropolitan Tucson Convention & Visitors Bureau. Above, a guest relaxes at the Starr Pass Resort & Spa

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Star 200: Southern Arizona's resorts need educated workers

Star 200: Southern Arizona's resorts need educated workers

The tourism industry in Tucson relies on a diverse mix of workers - from the people who clean hotel rooms to mountain guides who lead visitors on technical rock climbs.

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Hotel occupancy in Tucson jumps in February due to big events

Hotel occupancy in Tucson jumps in February due to big events

The overall gem show, including the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show, above, at the Tucson Convention Center, helped boost hotel occupancy.

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Hotel occupancy in Tucson jumps in February due to big events

Hotel occupancy in Tucson jumps in February due to big events

Gem show visitors lifted Tucson's tourism economy in 2012 and in February this year.

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Hotel occupancy in Tucson jumps in February due to big events

Hotel occupancy in Tucson jumps in February due to big events

Several major events boosted Tucson's hotel occupancy in February by 10 percent over the same time last year, the Metropolitan Tucson Convention & Visitors Bureau says.

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