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Rocky Point expects surge of holiday visitors despite border travel restrictions

Tourism is not considered essential travel, but the town's mayor says it's essential for the Sonoran beach destination's economy.

Despite travel restrictions, Rocky Point welcoming Arizonans

The popular tourism destination reopened its beaches in August.

'The time is here': Rocky Point opening beaches

The Sonoran destination is reopening its beaches this weekend for the first time in more than four months.

Flagstaff sees tourism decline during pandemic

The city is still welcoming visitors but wants them to take precautions to prevent spreading the coronavirus.

Sonoyta protesters allow travelers through border blockade for now

Demonstrators had blocked the road outside the port of entry over coronavirus concerns and turned away beach-bound tourists trying to enter.

Sonora border town residents block U.S. citizens from entering Mexico

Exceptions for some Rocky Point-bound travelers prompted residents of Sonoyta to block the port of entry over the weekend.

Rocky Point reopens with restrictions to tourists

The mayor of the popular beach destination says visitors will be expected to observe a set of strict rules.

Rocky Point hopes to welcome visitors back in June

The Sonoran beach town popular with Arizonans has introduced a phased plan to reopen.

Expats ride out COVID-19 south of the border

While many U.S. citizens visiting or living in Mexico returned to their home country when the pandemic hit, some decided to stay.

Federal aid can't come soon enough for tourism industry

Many businesses dependent on travel have been hurting since February.

Mayor: Despite grisly finding, Rocky Point is safe to visit

The mayor of the Mexican beach destination says the dozens of bodies found recently may be tied to a violent period from years ago.

Hopes and concerns over tourism investment in Mexico

The current administration has cut expenses like promotional campaigns, but officials are optimistic about growth.

Douglas is turning to tourism for an economic boost

The city is conducting tours twice a month in the community.

Exploring the future through the past: Tucson's Sunshine Mile.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A preview of Film Fest Tucson 2019, and how one woman's dream of helping wildlife is making a big difference in the Sonoran Desert.

Arizona seeing record numbers for tourism, state office says

Tucson's UNESCO gastronomy designation was a game changer, according to the deputy director.

Bike Ranch resort approved in Saguaro National Park East buffer zone

Cycling resort 5 years in the making gets the go-ahead from the Pima County Board of Supervisors.

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