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

Composer John Tennison and a Texarkana native returns to his home town for a 17-hour free Texarkanon concert on March 2

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2019-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Texarkana native and composer, John Tennison (born 1968, and a graduate of Arkansas High School in 1986), is returning to his home town to premiere all 17 hours of his 36-movement Texarkanon (Symphony for a Single Unprepared Piano) on Saturday, March 2, at midnight, at the Arkansas Municipal… Read the full press release

Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism announces return of Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2018-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights returns for its 23rd year 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!… Read the full press release

The newest Arkansas Welcome Center in Harrison will be officially opened on Friday, Nov. 2

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2018-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The Natural State’s newest Arkansas Welcome Center, located in Harrison, will be officially dedicated on Friday, Nov. 2 at 11 a.m. The event is hosted by the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) and the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism (ADPT). The public is invited to… Read the full press release

Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism: Newly updated and expanded Hampson Archeological Museum State Park opens to public

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2018-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — An updated and expanded Hampson Archeological Museum State Park in northeast Arkansas will open Friday, October 26, 2018, to the public. In years past, the Hampson Museum was housed in a much smaller structure, which limited the ability to showcase many pieces of this unique assortment of… Read the full press release

Arkansas Razorback fans are invited on Friday, August 31 for the BIGGEST Hog Call – EVER!

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., 2018-Aug-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Arkansas Razorback fans are invited to stand up as ONE fan base and Call the Hogs for the BIGGEST Hog Call – EVER. Public events will be held in Fayetteville and Little Rock where fans across the state can rally and call the Hogs in unison as ONE… 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: US’s longest active bike-pedestrian rail bridge Big River Crossing marks its one-year anniversary

Arkansas, 2017-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Big River Crossing, the country’s longest active bike-pedestrian rail bridge, will celebrate its one-year anniversary this Sunday, October 22, 2017. Since last year’s grand opening, the bridge has welcomed 250,000 visitors from across the world and received regional, national and international acclaim for its architecture and state-of-the-art lighting display… Read the full press release

Hampton by Hilton opens its latest property in Arkansas, Hampton Inn by Hilton Paragould

The hotel is conveniently located near local Medical Park PARAGOULD, Ark. and MCLEAN, Va., 2016-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton‘s (NYSE: HLT) Hampton by Hilton brand, the global mid-priced hotel that serves value-conscious and quality-driven travelers around the world, today announced the opening of its newest property, Hampton Inn by Hilton Paragould. The 88-room hotel… Read the full press release

New exhibition opens at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville Arkansas on Aug. 31 2013

BENTONVILLE, AR, 2013-08-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — A new exhibition opening at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art on Aug. 31 combines art and music to create a unique experience for visitors. This Land: Picturing a Changing America in the 1930s and 1940s features 44 paintings, prints and photographs, plus a digital audio tour featuring music selections chosen by… Read the full press release

Bentonville Convention & Vistiors Bureau Hires New Meeting Sales Manager

Bentonville, AR, 2013-07-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Bentonville Convention and Visitors Bureau is excited to announce their new hire, Darrel Harvey, as the Meeting Sales Manager. Darrel has experience on both sides of the convention arena attending conferences around the country as well as planning and facilitating one day events, weekend seminars, and week-long gatherings in multiple… Read the full press release

The Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department Unveils 2013 Spring Campaign

OKLAHOMA CITY, 2013-05-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department recently unveiled its 2013 spring campaign in seven out-of-state markets. The campaign entitled “Come See for Yourself” features a variety of 60 and 30 second commercials and airs during live news and sports action in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Wichita Falls and Amarillo markets in Texas,… Read the full press release