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  • Attractions & Tourism Archived News


     
    Sep 12, 2016 - Nominations must be made online and submitted by Oct. 9. Winners will receive $500. 
     
    Sep 12, 2016 - Passport provides deals to more than 60 area attractions. 
     
    Aug 04, 2016 - Fair attendance triples in recent years making improvements possible.  
     
    Jun 21, 2016 - Funding to complement and expand County services. 
     
    Jun 09, 2016 - Funding provides lodging assistance for teams  
    Rail travel 
    Oct 29, 2015 - Pima County and Pinal County committed to enhancing regional economic development initiatives. 
     
    Oct 02, 2015 - Bike & Peds, NRPR among departments that will be on hand. 
     
    Oct 02, 2015 - Group will meet quarterly; share information to bolster region’s economy. 
     
    Aug 20, 2015 - Nominations must be returned by 5 p.m. Oct. 14. 
     
    Aug 17, 2015 - The Maierhausers' oversight of the park began in 1956. 
     
    Aug 17, 2015 - Ortega National Parks began managing historic cave and park Aug. 4. Board also honored Maierhauser family for 60 years managing park.  
     
    Jul 07, 2015 - Bio-tech incubator needs more room for its manufacturing processes. 
     
    Mar 25, 2015 - Operators have until May 8 to submit their proposals. Pre-bid conference April 1. 
     
    Mar 13, 2015 - Fairgrounds RV Park hosted a huge RV rally this week featuring 800 RVs. 
     
    Jan 29, 2015 - Racing continues for 10 consecutive weekends through April 11. Gates open at 10 a.m. Post time is 1 p.m. 
     
    Jan 20, 2015 - Bob Shelton operated Old Tucson from 1959 to 1985.  
     
    Dec 12, 2014 - South Korea is a growing trade partner with Arizona and Pima County.  
     
    Dec 09, 2014 - The county wants the public's input on the future of the park. 
     
    Nov 04, 2014 - Pima County committed to fostering tourism and business relationship with Mexico 
    Cabeza Prieta bike ride 
    Oct 23, 2014 - Weekend featured newly mapped mountain biking trails and a ride in Cabeza Prieta Wildlife Refuge. 
    Heirloom farmers market 
    Oct 08, 2014 - The market attracts about 70 vendors and about 1,500 shoppers to the park on Sunday mornings. 
    Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum 
    Sep 29, 2014 - It is the only Arizona museum in the top 10 and was also in the top 10 in 2013. 
    Tucson Attractions Passport 
    Sep 11, 2014 - Buy “The Book of Fun” online or at lots of locations for $18 and save up to $400.  
    Golden Goose 
    Aug 12, 2014 - The Small Business Commission sponsors the awards; each winner gets $500. 
     
    May 16, 2014 - Winners will receive a $500 prize. The deadline is 5 p.m. Monday, June 16. 
    Trap and skeet shooting 
    Apr 02, 2014 - Competitors include five-time Olympic medal winner Kim Rhode of California and 19-year-old Luis “Taz” Gloria of Tucson. 
    SeeTucson.org 
    Mar 07, 2014 - Share your photos on the site by adding #seetucson hashtag on Instagram. 
    Rillito Park Race Track 
    Jan 22, 2014 - Bring the whole family; children under 12 get in free to the grandstand and clubhouse.  
     
    Jan 13, 2014 - The assessment was produced by Populous, a sports architecture firm, and The Planning Center. 
    Tucson Attractions Passport 
    Dec 18, 2013 - Pay only $18 for $400 in savings at top Southern Arizona attractions 
    Small Business of the Year Awards 
    Sep 03, 2013 - Both were recognized for taking care of clients and going out of their way 'to help people in need.' 
    Southern Arizona Raceway 
    Aug 06, 2013 - Project will require initial capital investment of at least $15 million. 
    Southern Arizona Raceway 
    Jul 10, 2013 - The County is seeking bids to lease 400 acres of County land south of the fairgrounds to build and operate a professional racetrack. 
     
    Jul 08, 2013 - Deadline is July 15. Winners – one urban and one rural – will each receive a $500 prize. 
     
    Mar 07, 2013 - A four-acre living agricultural museum on Tucson’s west side has the potential to boost ecological and cultural tourism on a site that has the longest known history of cultivation in the country. 
     
    Jan 10, 2013 - Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry told members of the local hospitality industry on Thursday that re-energizing tourism must be one of the key pillars in stimulating the regional economy.