Increased Regional Marketing
RWEACT partners with Colorado Tourism Office to produce promotional video for Silver Thread Byway
Regional TripAdvisor Campaign
Local businesses are encouraged to improve their on-line reputation through a region-wide TripAdvisor Campaign. Whether you love or hate TripAdvisor, tourism businesses simply cannot ignore it! As the world’s largest travel review website with over 150 million reviews and opinions from travelers around the world, and with more than 4 million businesses and properties in 140,000+ destinations, TripAdvisor is a key marketing opportunity for all tourism businesses.
Identified as a need in the Post-Disaster Economic Recovery Plan, the goals of the regional TripAdvisor Campaign include improving listings for attractions and things to do, updated information about our communities, additional articles and to educate and encourage local businesses to join and/or update their listings as a critical component the overall region’s online presence.
A how-to guide includes step-by-step instructions and can be found below:
Downloadable App Launched for the Silver Thread Scenic & Historic Byway
The Silver Thread App is a comprehensive, easy-to-use guide that takes you on a 117 mile road trip from South Fork, Creede, Lake City, and on towards Gunnison, Colorado! This App was created for visitors interested in the history of the town and places along the Byway. Use the app's map and signage along the route follow the Silver Thread as it weaves in and out of towns filled with remarkable stories pulled from a rich history, alluring outdoor adventures, and stunning scenery.
See spectacular displays of Colorado splendor, abundant wildlife, and varied and unique geology. Stop in any one of the three bustling small mountain towns for shopping, dining, arts and history!
Points of Interest include the mighty Rio Grande River for flyfishing on gold medal waters, Wagon Wheel Gap, the Historic Bachelor Loop and Creede Mining District, the spectacular and unrivaled North Clear Creek Waterfalls, scenic Slumgullian Pass that cuts through a natural earthflow, Colorado's second-largest natural lake - Lake San Cristobal, the Alferd Packer Massacre site, and the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River ending at Blue Mesa Reservoir.