Arkansas celebrates National Travel and Tourism Week May 1-7

National Travel and Tourism Week 2022 (May 1-7) spotlights the collective strength of the U.S. travel industry LITTLE ROCK, AR, 2022-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Arkansas celebrates National Travel and Tourism Week May 1-7 to spotlight the contributions of the U.S. travel industry and the critical role that travel will play in driving economic… Read the full press release

Delaware North integrates Have A Game Plan.® Bet Responsibly™ responsible gaming campaign

Hospitality and entertainment company will integrate campaign onsite and via digital media WASHINGTON, USA, 2022-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ —Delaware North, a global leader in hospitality and entertainment, is partnering with the American Gaming Association’s (AGA) Have A Game Plan.® Bet Responsibly™ to promote responsible sports wagering. As a campaign partner, Delaware North will add to its… Read the full press release

Several of Rockefeller’s personal cars are still on exhibit at the Museum of Automobiles in Morrilton atop Petit Jean Mountain, Arkansas

Little Rock, AR, 2021-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Buddy and Alan Hoelzeman may have both started out as accountants, but it seems their hearts and careers were always destined for vintage cars atop Petit Jean Mountain. After serving more than 50 years as the executive director for the Museum of Automobiles, Buddy has turned… Read the full press release

“Arkansas’s Scenic Tourism Landscapes” photography exhibit at The Ozark Bathhouse in Hot Springs National Park

Little Rock, AR, 2021-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ozark Bathhouse in Hot Springs National Park will host Arkansas Tourism’s new photography exhibit, “Arkansas’s Scenic Tourism Landscapes,” beginning Saturday, August 7. This exhibit will run through mid-September in conjunction with Hot Springs National Park’s 100th Anniversary celebration. The exhibit will then travel to various… Read the full press release

Arkansas’ Great River Road designated an “All-American Road” by the Federal Highway Administration

Designation by the Federal Highway Administration will bring new attention to the scenic byway Little Rock, AR, 2021-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Arkansas section of the Great River Road, which is part of a national scenic byway that runs 3,000 miles from Minnesota to Louisiana, has been designated an “All-American Road” by the… Read the full press release

Clarksville, Arkansas to host inaugural “Christmas in Cline Park” holiday event

Clarksville, Arkansas, 2020-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The City of Clarksville, Arkansas is preparing to host their inaugural “Christmas in Cline Park” holiday event. From December 18th to January 2nd, families will enjoy a 2,400 sq ft. synthetic ice-skating rink, horse drawn carriage rides, vendors selling hot cocoa and warm snacks, a mailbox for… Read the full press release

Arkansas’ Fort Smith ranked No. 6 in WalletHub’s list of best cities for staycations

LITTLE ROCK, Ark, 2020-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Fort Smith, Ark. ranked No. 6 in WalletHub’s list of best cities for staycations, a vacation spent at home or nearby. Citing 2020 as a likely year for people to take a staycation, WalletHub compared more than 180 cities – including the 150 most populated U.S…. Read the full press release

2020 Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Finalists Announced

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2020-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Finalists have been announced for the 2020 class of the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame. The Department of Arkansas Heritage launched the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame program in 2016 to recognize Arkansas’s legendary restaurants, proprietors and food-themed events across the state. More than 1,450 submissions… Read the full press release

The Conway Symphony Orchestra presents American Portrait: A Concert of Unity at the University of Central Arkansas this February

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2020-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The Conway Symphony Orchestra presents their February concert, American Portrait: A Concert of Unity, in Reynolds Performance Hall at the University of Central Arkansas February 15th at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $20-$40 and are free for all UCA students, courtesy of the UCA College of… 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

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

Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism announces the opening of The Little Italy Arkansas Heritage Museum on September 15

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2019-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The Little Italy Arkansas Heritage Society will host a grand opening of its new museum in northwestern Pulaski County on Sunday, September 15. The event will include guided tours, live music, authentic Italian foods and refreshments from Little Italy’s only operating winery, An Enchanting Evening, and Repicci’s… Read the full press release

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport welcomes Allegiant’s new nonstop routes to Phoenix

MESA, Ariz., 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today (August 13, 2019) announces three new nonstop routes to Phoenix via Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA) from Bentonville, Arkansas; Fort Collins, Colorado; and Traverse City, Michigan. To celebrate, the company is offering one-way fares on the new routes for as low as $49.* “We’re excited to announce… 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

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

Arkansas Summer Shakedown brings 5 bands together at George’s Majestic in Fayetteville

LITTLE ROCK, Ark,, 2019-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Five of the region’s best bands are coming together on June 7 for the Arkansas Summer Shakedown, an exclusive showcase at George’s Majestic in Fayetteville. Included in the lineup are deFrance, Jamie Lou & the Hullabaloo, Dazz & Brie, Atlantis Aquarius, Foggy Bobcat, with Dylan Earl on… 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 lands NCAA Golf Championships

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2019-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Arkansas is a great location for golfing at all levels, from beginner to pro. The scenic beauty of the state is a natural complement to the game of golf. The Arkansas Golf Trail was created to showcase the variety of scenic courses across the state and has… 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

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