Tourism Archive

Charles J. Cella, Longtime Oaklawn Chairman, Dies at 81

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/6/2017 10:04 am

Charles J. Cella, the longtime president and chairman of the board of the Oaklawn Jockey Club in Hot Springs, has died of complications from Parkinson's disease, the racetrack announced. He was 81.

Waterfowler Hall of Fame Inducts 2nd Class

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/4/2017 11:28 am

The second Waterfowler Hall of Fame class of eight conservationists and duck hunting legends was inducted Thursday at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.

Hang Onto Your Helmet: Elise Mitchell Goes Global

by Kyle Massey 12/4/2017 12:00 am

Elise Mitchell may be on the road, but she's still overseeing the rebranded agency Mitchell, a $16.7 million-in-revenue PR powerhouse she created in Fayetteville two decades ago.

Document Advertises Little Rock Marriott for Sale

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/30/2017 10:58 am

A Dallas commercial real estate broker is circulating a document advertising the Little Rock Marriott for sale.

Fayetteville Condos Sell for $2.5 Million (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 11/27/2017 12:00 am

Molly Court LLC, led by Jeff Koenig, bought the multifamily property at Molly Court and Leverett Avenue in Fayetteville.

SEC Commisssioner to Speak at Little Rock Chamber's Annual Meeting

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/22/2017 11:21 am

The Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold its 152nd Annual Meeting from 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Dec. 14 in the Statehouse Convention Center's Wally Allen Ballroom.

A-State Convention Center Project Offered Tax Rebate

by Graycen Colbert Bigger 11/21/2017 10:29 am

The Jonesboro Advertising & Promotion Commission voted Friday to support the long-awaited $60 million Arkansas State University Hotel & Convention Center project.

Greg Hatcher Says Brakes Failed on Cessna After Landing

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/21/2017 08:22 am

No one was injured after the brakes reportedly failed on a small aircraft that landed near midnight at Clinton National Airport.

Marshals Museum Task? Create Civic Literacy

by Jan Cottingham 11/13/2017 12:00 am

The U.S. Marshals Museum being built in Fort Smith has a number of goals, but perhaps the most important is its role in teaching the importance of the U.S. Constitution and the rule of law.

Troubled Midtown Bryant Project Positioned for a Restart

by George Waldon 11/13/2017 12:00 am

Midtown Bryant is close to achieving escape velocity from years of financial and legal entanglements that have hindered progress on the visionary real estate project.

CJRW Drops Gary Heathcott From Scholarship Lottery Work

by Kyle Massey 11/13/2017 12:00 am

Little Rock marketing agency CJRW has removed Gary Heathcott from the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery account, the agency says, less than three years after acquiring his services and his list of clients in a much-ballyhooed deal.

Mayor Sandy Sanders on Why Fort Smith's Strength Not in Short Supply

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/13/2017 12:00 am

Sandy Sanders was elected mayor of Fort Smith in 2010 after serving as executive director of the Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority for six years.

Renee Redick Brings Catering Experience to Midtown Sheraton (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/13/2017 12:00 am

Renee Redick is the new catering sales manager at the Four Points by Sheraton Little Rock Midtown.

'Dear Little Rock' Does City A Disservice (Blake Rutherford Commentary)

by Blake Rutherford 11/8/2017 10:36 am

"What also confused me about 'Dear Little Rock' was that it professed to be an 'intervention.' Huh?"

Get Tickets for the Arkansas Waterfowler Hall of Fame Ceremony

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/8/2017 10:02 am

Tickets are available for the second annual Arkansas Waterfowler Hall of Fame induction ceremony, which takes place at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, at Robinson Center in Little Rock.

Rock City Harley-Davidson to Move to Gateway Town Center

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/7/2017 03:55 pm

Riverbike of Arkansas LLC, parent company of Rock City Harley-Davidson, closed on a $2.4 million purchase of a 5.5-acre lot at the Gateway Town Center in Little Rock.

Arkansas Year-to-Date Revenue Misses Forecast by $36M

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/2/2017 10:17 am

Arkansas revenue collected during the first four months of the fiscal year was up 1.3 percent from the same period last year, but $36 million below forecast, according to a monthly report.

Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments to Boards, Commissions

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/31/2017 10:39 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announces appointments.

Arlington Owner Announces Completion of Independent Study

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/31/2017 09:31 am

Sky Capital Group LP, owner of the Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa in Hot Springs, says Cromwell Architects Engineers of Little Rock has completed a certified study to address the hotel's structural concerns.

Airport Adds Daily Little Rock-Washington Route

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/30/2017 02:39 pm

American Airlines announces daily service between Clinton National Airport (LIT) and Reagan National Airport (DCA) will begin April 3.