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NAU, Tourism, Driving Flagstaff Economy

A steady upward trajectory in the Flagstaff economy throughout the remainder of this year and into 2018 promotes continued growth in the construction and retail trades amidst local challenges and a more hostile worldwide environment. So shares Ron Gunderson, Ph.D., emeritus professor of economics in the College of Business at Northern Arizona University. Insights from […]

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Festivals, Special Events Boost Summer Tourism Revenues

It is well known that Flagstaff’s hotel occupancy peaks during the summer months and it can be near impossible to find a vacant room in the city on weekend nights May through September. In June 2016, Flagstaff hotel occupancy hit a record high of 90.3 percent occupancy for the month. While there are many reasons […]

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If You Like Hugging Trees, You Might Want to Hug a Visitor

Did you know that Flagstaff welcomes nearly five million visitors annually? And, those five million visitors have an economic impact of nearly $600,000,000 on our local economy. Every time you and your family play in a city park, walk past a colorful mural in downtown or enjoy a new local restaurant, you are benefiting from […]

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Cultural Tourism need on Navajo Nation

Indian Tribes in Arizona are fortunate to have natural landscapes and cultural resources that attract tourist to their reservations. Most Arizona tribes welcome tourist to visit and experience their culture. The Navajo Nation has an abundant supply of cultural tourism destinations, many of which have yet to be developed, visitors primarily eat and lodge in […]

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Tourism Officials Marking Record Year

At the most recent iteration of Flagstaff’s official welcome to the new year – the Pine Cone Drop – thousands of people stepped out of nearby restaurants, bars and hotels to witness the first of two celebrations centered around the Weatherford Hotel. Flagstaff Mayor Jerry Nabors addressed the mob of revelers, asking who was visiting […]

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Flagstaff Receiving Well-Deserved Respect

Hey Arizona, Flagstaff is all grown up and no longer the little sister living in the far-reaching shadows of glorified big sis, Grand Canyon. Where Flagstaff may once have been considered a stopping-off place on the way to or from one of the world’s top natural wonders: no more! The Flagstaff Convention and Visitor’s Center […]

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Tourism Key to Quality of Life

The hospitality and tourism industry is a significant economic driver for Flagstaff and Northern Arizona, generating more than 5,400 jobs and delivering nearly $390 million in direct spending annually. The Flagstaff CVB promotes the city as a premier travel destination through marketing, sales and public relations efforts in both domestic and international markets. This section […]

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