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Author, humorist, lecturer and tourism development consultant Jim HInckley, developer of the Kingman, Arizona based Jim Hinckley’s America travel network, opens presentations about the importance of tourism with a simple statement. “Transform a community into a destination for tourists and you make it a destination for people looking for a place to raise a family, to open a business, or to retire.” 
Bill Thomas, the executive director of the Lincoln and Logan County Economic Development Partnership in Illinois, Chairman of the Route 66 Road Ahead Partnership, and commissioner on the Route 66 Centennial Commission is more succinct in describing the importance of tourism. “Not all economic development is tourism but all tourism is economic development.”

Firefighters respond to reported electrical fire at El Tovar Hotel within Grand Canyon National Park

On October 26 at approximately 3:30 p.m., an electrical fire was reported at El Tovar Hotel within Grand Canyon National Park. Structural firefighters from the National Park Service (NPS), Xanterra Fire and Security and Tusayan Fire Department responded with the first...

Grand Canyon West to Reduce Diesel Consumption

GRAND CANYON WEST (October 11, 2022) - The Grand Canyon Resort Corporation, under the advisement of the Hualapai Tribe, is proud to announce the creation of an innovative self-contained and sustainable power system. Following a groundbreaking today, a six-month...

Official Groundbreaking for Innovative Self-Contained Solar Power Grid at Grand Canyon West

When: Tuesday, October 11th at 10:00am PT Where: Grand Canyon West: 4817 New Town Road aka BIA Route 710, about 1,200’ north of the siteWhat: The Grand Canyon Resort Corporation, under the advisement of the Hualapai Tribe, will hold a groundbreaking ceremony on...