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

2022 Arkansas Food Hall of Fame opens for nominations

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2021-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism Sec. Stacy Hurst announced the opening of nominations for the 2022 Arkansas Food Hall of Fame, a program of Arkansas Heritage. Now in its sixth year, the program celebrates Arkansas’s unique culinary heritage. “Food is a compelling piece of… 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

Winners of the 2020 Henry Awards for Excellence in Arkansas Tourism announced

Awards recognize excellence in Arkansas tourism LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Arkansas tourism partners from across the state tonight honored the 2020 winners of the annual Henry Awards for Excellence in Arkansas Tourism during a ceremony at the 46th Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism, held March 1-3 in Fort Smith. The… Read the full press release

$20 million grant from the Walton Family Foundation to complete 84.5-mile biking and pedestrian trail from Lexa to Arkansas City

Funding from Matching Grant Will Complete the 84-Mile Trail Corridor HELENA-WEST HELENA, ARK., 2020-Feb-04 — /Travel PR News/ —Governor Asa Hutchinson and the Walton Family Foundation announced a historic park development effort in the Arkansas Delta. A $20 million matching grant from the Walton Family Foundation will complete the 84.5-mile biking and pedestrian trail from Lexa… 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