Tourism Archive

Big River Trail Blazing Adds More Mileage To Tourism Byway This article is available only in print.

by George Waldon 3/12/2018 12:00 am

A nearly $1.6 million project will mark an important step toward creating a biking-hiking corridor along the full length of the state's Mississippi River valley.

Historic Helena's Cherry Street Draws Investors This article is available only in print.

by George Waldon 3/12/2018 12:00 am

The Cherry Street Historic District in Helena-West Helena is showing signs of reviving its faded fortunes. Following are some of the people who are leaving their mark on the once-thriving commercial avenue.

Emmanuel Gardinier Says There's Plenty to See from Bentonville's 21c

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/12/2018 12:00 am

Emmanuel Gardinier has been the general manager of the 21c Museum Hotel in Bentonville since it opened in 2013. 21c has a contemporary art museum and The Hive restaurant as part of the hotel.

Downtown Hot Springs Names Board Members

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/9/2018 11:37 am

The Downtown Association of Hot Springs announced its new board of directors on Friday.

Bass Pro Sold (Again); Heart Hospital Stakes Out Benton Land

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/5/2018 12:00 am

The southwest Little Rock Bass Pro Shops, a west Little Rock hotel and apartments in midtown Little Rock are making noise as this week's trio of multimillion-dollar real estate deals.

Paul Michael Has Found His Place on Earth

by Jan Cottingham 3/5/2018 12:00 am

Paul Michael, grandson of a Delta merchant, sells home decor to the world while finding success as a designer and entrepreneur.

Delta Still Waits for I-69 'Game Changer'

by Marty Cook 3/5/2018 12:00 am

Delta boosters envision the construction of a 23-mile stretch of Interstate 69 opening up the fertile but economically depressed region to more business development.

Tru by Hilton Opens At Gateway Town Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/2/2018 02:50 pm

The $9 million Tru by Hilton Little Rock West has opened, Hilton's new mid-scale hotel brand announced recently.

Frontier Announces Nonstop Flights to Denver From LR

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/1/2018 03:14 pm

Frontier Airlines announced Thursday the return of nonstop flights to Denver from Little Rock's Clinton International Airport.

Arts Center Unveils Plans for $70M Redesign

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/28/2018 12:02 pm

Architects for the planned Arkansas Arts Center renovation and expansion unveil their design.

US Consumer Confidence Rises to Highest Level Since February

by Associated Press 2/27/2018 11:03 am

American consumers are the most confident they've been since 2000.

Arkansas Casino Measure Would Expand Gambling at Tracks

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/26/2018 01:14 pm

A proposal to legalize casinos in Arkansas has been revised to allow expanded gambling at a greyhound track and horse track that already offer video poker and other electronic games.

Marathon Makes Shall Avenue Contractors Pick Up Speed

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/26/2018 12:00 am

A new route for the 16th annual Little Rock Marathon means some last-minute hustle for contractors.

MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History 'Shall Return'

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/26/2018 12:00 am

Renovation work is underway on the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History, an Arts Center neighbor in MacArthur Park.

University of Arkansas Team Studies 'Alien' Carlsbad Cave

by Marty Cook 2/26/2018 12:00 am

A team of University of Arkansas researchers have digitally mapped and reported on the dimensions, history and condition of New Mexico's Carlsbad Cavern, one of the country's best-known caves.

Rock City Yacht Club Poised to Set Sail

by George Waldon 2/26/2018 12:00 am

Nearly a dozen years have passed since John Burkhalter embarked on his Little Rock marina odyssey along the Arkansas River. Site work for the Rock City Yacht Club is finally in full swing, and the local businessman-developer expects to host the first wave of boating enthusiasts this summer.

VR Puts Clients Inside Design Projects

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 2/26/2018 12:00 am

Virtual reality isn't just for gamers anymore. An architecture firm, a construction company and a furniture dealer in central Arkansas, for example, are using the technology to offer their clients a better experience.

When the Going Gets Tough (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 2/26/2018 12:00 am

Smart leaders understand that to deal with difficult times, the culture and attitude of their workforce must be critical to survival.

Cities in Arkansas See Victory in Online Travel Tax Case

by Mark Friedman 2/26/2018 12:00 am

Arkansas municipalities recently won a rare legal victory against online travel companies over the taxes paid on the price of a hotel room.

Beacons Engage Visitors at Arkansas Arts Center

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 2/26/2018 12:00 am

The Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock launched its first beacon program last month, offering a new way for visitors to engage with its exhibition of American artist John Marin's drawings and watercolors.