Travel to Colo., Denver rises 4%,

Spending on travel in the state was up 10 percent from 2006, andColorado's share of national travel also increased.

Travel to Colorado and Denver increased 4 percent in 2007, and travel spending jumped 10 percent from the previous year to $9.8 billion.

According to data released Tuesday, 2007 marked the fourth consecutive year the state's tourism industry saw an increase in domestic visitors and dollars spent. Colorado ranked 17th in overall market share and continued to rank first in share of overnight ski trips.

The 2007 travel study, conducted by Longwoods International, was released Tuesday by the Colorado Tourism Office and the Denver Metro Convention & Visitors ...

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