National Travel and Tourism Week 2018

Logo 2018 marks the 35th anniversary of the 1983 congressional resolution that established the National Travel and Tourism Week and recognizes the accomplishments of the U.S. travel community over the course of the last several decades. Join us May 6-12 as we curate highlights from this year’s celebration. 2018 dates: May 6-12. NTTW 2018: How to …

Next 100 Coalition’s National Summit (2018)

Advancing a diverse and inclusive public lands system, this week (May 4-5) the Next 100 Coalition – http://next100coalition.org – hosts a National Summit in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hashtag: #Next100Summit The two-day event convenes grassroots and national leaders to construct a strategic policy agenda that addresses attacks on access and protections of public lands, while growing …

Colorado Springs

Photo: Ken Lund, United States Air Force Academy Spotlight on Colorado Springs, Colorado Colorado Springs csfleamarket.com coloradocollege.edu simpich.com – Facebook Pikes Peak Ivywild School (marketplace and community center) http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/06/30/colorado-springs-libertarian-experiment-america-215313 Places to eat and drink Trinity Brewing Dale Street bistro Over Easy Daytime Cafe King’s Chef Diner Uchenna Ethiopean Food Poor Richard’s/Rico’s Café and Wine Bar …

Nevada 2018

Gubernatorial Election The 2018 Nevada gubernatorial election will take place on November 6, 2018, to elect the next Governor of Nevada. The candidate filing deadline was March 16, 2018 and the primary election will be held on June 12, 2018. #NVGovDebate http://www.lasvegasnow.com Facebook Official campaign websites Bill Boyd (R) for Governor Stephanie Carlisle (R) for …

Colorado Tourism Leadership Journey

The Colorado Tourism Leadership Journey was created by the Colorado Tourism Office for aspiring leaders with a demonstrated commitment to a career in the tourism industry and a passion for sharing the Colorado experience. This tuition-based, yearlong program is ideal for high-performing people seeking to advance their effectiveness as tourism leaders. For employers, it offers …

North Platte, Nebraska

North Platte is located in the southwestern part of Nebraska, along Interstate 80, at the confluence of the North and South Platte Rivers forming the Platte River. Elsewhere on the Web http://www.ci.north-platte.ne.us http://www.nparea.com https://nebraskalanddays.com Golden Spike Tower The Golden Spike Tower is a private non-profit organizations, offering guests a bird’s eye view of the World’s …

Silver City, New Mexico

Silver City is a town in New Mexico. Elsewhere on the Webhttp://www.townofsilvercity.org Silver City MainStreet is an accredited New Mexico MainStreet program committed to working with our community to foster economic development in our historic downtown. We do this through collaboration and promotion of downtown events, improvements to and preservation of our historic district, and …

Emancipation Day

Image: Harper’s Weekly, 1866 via Wikipedia Washington, DC celebrates April 16 as Emancipation Day. On that day in 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed the District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act (an act of Compensated emancipation) for the release of certain persons held to service or labor in the District of Columbia. The Act freed about …