The National Cold War Museum launches New website

Blytheville, AR, 2019-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — A website to promote the forthcoming National Cold War Museum in Blytheville, Arkansas has been launched. It is www.thenationalcoldwarmuseum.org. The website tells the story of a community vision to convert several sections of the former Eaker Air Force Base into a national visitor attraction in Arkansas. The National Cold War… Read the full press release

The Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights returns with a statewide celebration of the holiday season

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2019-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights returns this week with a statewide celebration of the holiday season featuring parades, lighting ceremonies, open houses, Santa visits, concerts, live nativities, illuminated displays and more. To check out events in your area – and all across the state! – visit www.Arkansas.com/TrailofHolidayLights…. Read the full press release

Arkansas Tourism now accepting applications for Ark Tank

Competition now open to new and existing tourism businesses LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2019-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Arkansas Tourism in partnership with Innovate Arkansas is now accepting applications for Ark Tank, a business pitch competition to be held on Monday, March 2, 2020, at the Fort Smith Convention Center as a part of the 2020… Read the full press release

Arkansas Tourism recognized with Gold Adrian Award

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2019-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Arkansas Tourism has been honored by Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International with a Gold Adrian Award for digital marketing excellence for the state’s official travel website, Arkansas.com.  The annual Adrian Awards is one of the world’s largest and most prestigious travel marketing competitions. Out of more… Read the full press release

Arkansas-born Cardinals right-hander Dick Hughes to join legends for a panel discussion at the Second Annual Hot Springs Baseball Weekend

HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK, Arkansas, 2019-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Dick Hughes, the Arkansas-born Cardinals right-hander who was a rookie sensation on the mound in 1967, will join legends Ted Simmons, Steve Carlton and Al Hrabosky for a panel discussion on October 12 during the Second Annual Hot Springs Baseball Weekend, it was announced today… Read the full press release

Arkansas Tourism: Central Arkansas is a convenient basecamp for a variety of birding adventures this fall

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2019-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — No matter the season, Arkansas is a prime destination for birdwatching. Fall in particular is a great time to visit The Natural State’s birding areas. The season brings cooler temperatures and fall foliage that enhance the experience, while also offering the opportunity to see migratory birds… Read the full press release

Arkansas Tourism releases September edition of “Discover Arkansas”

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2019-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The September edition of “Discover Arkansas” is now available at www.arkansas.com/discover-arkansas. Published by Arkansas Tourism, the monthly digital publication highlights events, activities and trip ideas in The Natural State. Get a taste of Arkansas this month! We’re highlighting the best rooftop bars in Northwest Arkansas and stopping by… Read the full press release

Keep Arkansas Beautiful encourages Arkansans to participate in the Great Arkansas Cleanup

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2019-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Each fall, Arkansas volunteers and organizers improve their communities by participating in the Great Arkansas Cleanup. Keep Arkansas Beautiful (KAB) is encouraging Arkansans to organize their own community cleanup or participate in a cleanup of their choice. Last year’s Great Arkansas Cleanup featured 164 community events across… Read the full press release

SLICE OF ARKANSAS WINEMAKING HISTORY PRESERVED AT LITTLE ITALY ARKANSAS HERITAGE MUSEUM

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Little Italy, Arkansas, which is about 20 minutes from Little Rock, has an interesting tale regarding its part in Arkansas history. The Little Italy Arkansas Heritage Museum tells the story of this pioneering community first established as Alta Villa, the “high place,” by Italian immigrants in 1915…. Read the full press release

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announces the 2020 temporary exhibition schedule

Bentonville, Ark., 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announces the 2020 temporary exhibition schedule which includes surveys of popular artists such as Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal… and Ansel Adams: In Our Time, an examination of the craft movement in Craft, and two exhibitions that will be featured at the Momentary… Read the full press release

Arkansas Tourism: New art exhibit at the Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock spotlights the impact we have on our oceans

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2019-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — An exhibit at the Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock spotlights the impact we have on our oceans. Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea highlights the toll trash takes on our oceans and waterways. It includes more than 20 giant sea life sculptures made entirely of… Read the full press release

Arkansas’ Culinary talents to represent the state at the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival May 30-June 2

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Culinary talent from across Arkansas will represent the state at the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival May 30-June 2, one of the premiere food and wine events in the U.S. Held each summer, the festival draws media attendees and enthusiasts from across the globe to sip and… Read the full press release

ADVENTURE CYCLING LAUNCHES 1,200-MILE ARKANSAS HIGH COUNTRY ROUTE

LITTLE ROCK, Ark,, 2019-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Arkansas High Country Route (ARHCR), 1,200 miles of mixed-surface cycling through the hills and hollers of one of the country’s premier cycling destinations, launched May 1. Created by Adventure Cycling Association, this route brings the national cycling organization’s total network mileage to 48,608 miles of carefully… Read the full press release

Jacob Wolf House in Norfork, Arkansas opens following historic renovations, safety and accessibility improvements

LITTLE ROCK, Ark,, 2019-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Department of Arkansas Heritage (DAH) is pleased to announce the completion of historic renovations, as well as safety and accessibility improvements, to the historic Jacob Wolf House in Norfork, Arkansas, a property managed by the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program. DAH began its stewardship of the property… Read the full press release

Literacy Action of Central Arkansas invites cyclists for the 12th Annual Tour de Toad Charity Bike Ride event on May 4th

LITTLE ROCK, Ark, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Conway, AR, Saturday, May 4th, 2019 – Adult literacy nonprofit Literacy Action of Central Arkansas invites cyclists to register for the 12th Annual Tour de Toad Charity Bike Ride event on Saturday, May 4th at the Conway Municipal Airport. Participants can sign up at https://www.active.com/conway-ar/cycling/races/12th-annual-tour-de-toad-and-iron-toad-charity-bike-ride-2019. Tour de Toad… Read the full press release

Arkansas Tourism releases April edition of “Discover Arkansas”

LITTLE ROCK, Ark, 2019-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The April edition of “Discover Arkansas” is now available at www.arkansas.com/discover-arkansas. Published by Arkansas Tourism, the monthly digital publication highlights events, activities and trip ideas in The Natural State. This month, it’s all about the music of Arkansas. You’ll learn more about our small towns with big… Read the full press release

Arkansas Tourism marks Black History Month with list of significant sites and events of black history in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2019-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — February is Black History Month, and Arkansas has a prominent place on the stage of black heritage and culture. Arkansas Tourism has compiled a list of sites and events that are significant pieces of black history in Arkansas. Northwest Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville will… Read the full press release

Arkansas Tourism: The 45th Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism with the theme “Tourism Builds Community” on February 24-26

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2019-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism partners from across the state will meet at the 45th Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism February 24-26 at the Hot Springs Convention Center. This year’s conference theme is “Tourism Builds Community.” The annual gathering of Arkansas’s tourism industry offers sessions on a variety of topics such as Google’s… Read the full press release

Arkansas Tourism invites travelers to take part in National Plan for Vacation Day on January 29

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2019-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Every year more than half of Americans (54%) fail to use all their time off, creating a stockpile of 662 million unused vacation days, according to the U.S. Travel Association. Arkansas Tourism is encouraging travelers to take part in National Plan for Vacation Day January 29, a… Read the full press release

African-American Music Appreciation Month: Arkansas Tourism to provide information about African-American artists with deep Arkansas roots

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2018-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Throughout the month of June, Arkansas will celebrate African-American Music Appreciation Month as part of a national observance that was first inducted on June 7, 1979 by President Jimmy Carter. Arkansas Tourism will help Arkansans celebrate African- American Music Appreciation Month by providing information about African-American artists… Read the full press release

Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism announces Jim Dailey as the next director of Arkansas Tourism

LITTLE ROCK, AR, 2017-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Kane Webb, executive director of the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism, tonight announced Jim Dailey as the next director of Arkansas Tourism. Dailey will replace current director Joe David Rice, who retires Dec. 31 after 30 years in the role. Dailey will begin his duties Jan…. Read the full press release