Brokeback Mountain May Help Wyoming

Cheyenne, Wy –

2006 marks the first summer tourist season since the release of the movie Brokeback Mountain. The Travel Industry Association of America forecasts a relatively flat travel season compared to last year. But the famous gay cowboy blockbuster may help shield Wyoming's tourism industry from a lackluster summer. Dude Ranchers Association spokeswoman Colleen Hodson says travelers are still interested in seeing the movie's beauty first-hand.
Hodson says dude ranch vacation bookings are up across the West but she won't have seasonal results until the