Comments for: Officials say tourism season off to promising start

Posted May 28, 2012, at 7:07 p.m.

BAR HARBOR | Sunny skies, warm weather and somewhat lower gas prices helped lure visitors to parks and coastal communities throughout Maine over the extended Memorial Day weekend, kicking off what tourism officials said looks to be a promising season. Business and traffic in downtown Bar Harbor was brisk …

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  • OldWench

    Yes, tourism is Maine’s largest industry, and because of that Mainers would be complete idiots not to pass Same Sex Marriage so the state revenues and small businesses could cash in big time on all the additional tourists that would visit Maine for Same Sex destination weddings.  Since only a few states allow SSM those couples from states that don’t allow it need to travel (with all their guests) to states that do allow it.  That means more tourist business and more jobs for the increased demand.  Hopefully Maine does the right thing this time around.

    • Way to go.  Twist any story to be for your political agenda.  Tangental at best.

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