Home Tags Arizona

Tag: Arizona

International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes the beauty and spirit of...

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau of Arizona, has jo

Are horror stories the best way to promote Arizona tourism?

Perhaps Gov. Jan Brewer misread the invitation and thought she was giving a speech last week before the Governor's Conference on Terrorism . . . not tourism.

Destination news: Arizona tourist numbers down

TUCSON - The slumping economy and fears of swine flu kept tourists away from Arizona in 2009, according to state tourism officials.

Federal vs state immigration – who has the final say?

WASHINGTON, DC - The US Department of Justice has requested a preliminary injunction to delay enactment of SB 1070, passed by the Arizona legislature, filing a lawsuit against the state in federal cou

ACLU issues travel alert for Arizona

PHOENIX – The nation's top civil liberties group on Wednesday issued travel alerts for Arizona, saying the state's new law cracking down on illegal immigrants could lead to racial profiling and warr

AZ “Sheriff Joe” demands Mexican apology for “threatening” tourist ad

An Arizona sheriff is calling on Mexican officials to apologize for what he says is a "threatening" advertisement.

San Diego is off Arizina’s “reverse boycot” hit list

The city of San Diego is off the target list of a "reverse boycott" list of cities and various organizations that are boycotting Arizona.

Arizona: A blast of shiny, happy, sunshine-colored PR could help

Everyone in Arizona can agree on this: Right now, the state could use a blast of shiny, happy, sunshine-colored PR.

Arizona tourism losses mount in wake of new immigration law passing

Arizona took another hit Wednesday as Republicans cast a vote for the home of their 2012 convention. Phoenix made the short list but lost out to Tampa.

Boulder joins other US cities, imposes travel boycott on Arizona

Employees of the City of Boulder will no longer be traveling to Arizona for business, City Manager Jane Brautigam announced today, as a show of the city's opposition to the recent immigration legislat

Travel boycott on Arizona must come to an end says US...

In the first week since the controversial immigration legislation Senate Bill 1070 was signed into law in Arizona and opponents called for a

Scottsdale’s tourism industry braces for immigration backlash

Scottsdale's vital tourism industry, coming off strong gains in the peak season, is now bracing for a potential backlash from Arizona's immigration reform.

Mexico issues travel alert for Arizona due to “adverse political atmosphere...

MEXICO CITY – The Mexican government warned its citizens Tuesday to use extreme caution if visiting Arizona because of a tough new law that requires all immigrants and visitors to carry U.S.-issued

Arizona’s immigration flap could be Florida’s tourism opportunity

Memo to Florida's convention and visitors' bureaus, meeting planners, travel agents and anyone else with any real heft in our tourism industry: Arizona's giving us another opportunity.

Arizona-boycott blog post stirs up a hornet’s nest

Arthur Frommer, whose travel guidebook series changed the way we see the world, has stirred up a hornet’s nest with his blog post that criticized the state of Arizona and threatened a personal boyco

Five Tanzanian tourists die in Arizona crash

Five people were killed and 12 injured when a van carrying a group of Tanzanians travelling on a highway in the southwestern state of Arizona rolled over Wednesday.

Grand Canyon tribe welcomes back tourists

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.— Arizona's Havasupai Tribe is welcoming back tourists after months spent repairing trails and clearing debris from a flood that swept through their reservation last summer.

Dutch tourist attacked by javelina wants $400,000

TUCSON, Arizona - A Dutch tourist who was attacked by a javelina at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum has taken the first step to filing a lawsuit against the Tucson facility and Pima County.

Italy trucks into Borgata to lure Arizona tourists

The Italian Government Tourist Board is launching a campaign to encourage travel to Italy and is bringing an 18-wheeler to The Borgata Tuesday.The "Italy for Life Hospitality Truck" has expandable sides and is wrapped in graphics that depict the culture and flavors of Italy.