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Forecast says demand for Tucson tourism will grow

Forecast says demand for Tucson tourism will grow

Area projected to be top US market for demand growth in 2015.

August 24, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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County declines to participate in city effort to lure film makers

County declines to participate in city effort to lure film makers

It appears Pima County won’t join the city in its efforts to lure the film industry back to Tucson.

February 04, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Proposal could make it easier for wealthy Mexican tourists to bypass Tucson for Phoenix

A proposal to let Mexican visitors easily visit any part of Arizona, not just the southern end, could mean wealthy shoppers will drive past Tucson and spend their money in Phoenix, local leaders fear.

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Westin La Paloma finishes top-down 'rejuvenation'

Westin La Paloma finishes top-down 'rejuvenation'

One of Tucson’s iconic resorts has officially completed a $35 million makeover, from the greens of its golf course to the pillows in its guest rooms.

October 20, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson tourism struggles to gain ground

Tucson tourism struggles to gain ground

Tourism in Tucson hasn't recovered from the recession - and it may be experiencing a second slump.

June 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Tourism struggles to gain ground

Tourism struggles to gain ground

Windy Point in the Catalinas, above, offers an expansive view of Southern Arizona. Visitors often turn to outdoor activities here such as hiking, wildlife viewing and horseback riding.

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Ads put Tucson 'out there'

Ads put Tucson 'out there'

Tucson has spent years promoting itself as a travel destination with typical images of saguaros, sunsets and golf courses - much like Phoenix and Scottsdale.

June 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Ads put Tucson 'out there'

Ads put Tucson 'out there'

"I think this destination is in a position where all the stars have aligned," says Peter Yesawich, vice chairman of MMGY Global, speaking of Tucson's potential for tourism.

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Visitors bureau changes name to 'Visit Tucson'

Visitors bureau changes name to 'Visit Tucson'

The Metropolitan Tucson Convention and Visitors Bureau, the tourism agency with the tongue-twisting acronym - MTCVB - will have a new marketing "brand" to go along with its shortened name of "Visit Tucson" beginning in June.

April 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Visitors Bureau and Marana continue feud

After several tries the Tucson visitors bureau and the town of Marana haven’t been able to make up after a dramatic breakup.

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