Tourism Archive

Site Work Begins on U.S. Marshals Museum in Fort Smith

by Associated Press 10/5/2017 01:09 pm

Site work has begun for the $16.5 million, star-shaped U.S. Marshals Museum in western Arkansas.

Blue Canoe Brewing Branches Out

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/2/2017 12:00 am

Blue Canoe Brewing Co. is poised to open a beer garden and expanded brewery at 1637 E. 15 St. in Little Rock sometime this month, says its co-owner, Patrick Cowan.

Saving The Arlington (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 9/25/2017 12:00 am

The continued operation of the Arlington Hotel is in everyone's interest, but safety must come first.

20 in Their 20s: New Influentials of 2017 Take Courage, Drive and Heart to Every Corner of Arkansas

by Gwen Moritz 9/25/2017 12:00 am

This is the ninth year that Arkansas Business has sought out talented young leaders in our business and nonprofit community to introduce to readers in a feature called the New Influentials: 20 in Their 20s.

Arlington Hotel Owner Hires Cromwell Architects to Assess Property

by Lance Turner 9/21/2017 11:23 am

The new owner of the Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa in Hot Springs hires Cromwell Architects Engineers of Little Rock to assess the property in light of safety concerns raised by the City of Hot Springs.

Former Mayor Jim Dailey Named State Tourism Director

by Kyle Massey 9/21/2017 07:04 am

After a night of toasts to longtime State Tourism Director Joe David Rice, former Little Rock Mayor Jim Dailey was named as his successor Wednesday at Robinson Center.

Jordan Garcia Hired to Manage Fayetteville Town Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/20/2017 10:52 am

Experience Fayetteville, the convention & visitors bureau for the city of Fayetteville, has hired Jordan Garcia as general manager of the Fayetteville Town Center.

New Arlington Hotel Ownership Arrives in Hot Springs with New Controversy

by George Waldon 9/18/2017 12:00 am

Aesthetic concerns at the Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa have escalated into public safety concerns and put its developer Al Rajabi on the clock.

Rajabi Leaves Texas Project After Dispute With City Officials

by George Waldon 9/18/2017 12:00 am

The prickly civic discourse directed by Al Rajabi toward Hot Springs city hall concerning his newly purchased Arlington Hotel isn't a first.

Hotels Proliferate in Hot Springs

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/18/2017 12:00 am

The Hot Springs hotel market has been steaming along for the last few years, and the city's convention and visitors bureau, Visit Hot Springs, expects that to continue as newcomers are drawn in by a revitalized downtown and thriving tourist attractions.

The Essentials of Life Now in One Hot Springs Spot

by Jan Cottingham 9/18/2017 12:00 am

After a decade of work and planning, Amy Thomas has realized her dream of opening a business in downtown Hot Springs — actually, three businesses: the Argentinian Coffee & Wine Bar; Oxy-Zen, what may be Arkansas' only oxygen bar; and Thai-Me Spa, a day spa.

Marshall Saviers on What's Missing from Northwest Arkansas' Growth Experience

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/18/2017 12:00 am

Marshall Saviers is now president of Sage Partners, where he oversees brokerage operations for the company and helped facilitate the 2017 merger between Sage Partners, Hunt Ventures of Lowell and Capital Partners of Little Rock.

Jess Ardrey Takes Over Editor's Slot at Soiree (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/18/2017 12:00 am

Jess Ardrey has been named editor of Little Rock Soirée, the monthly magazine of philanthropy, society and culture published by Arkansas Business Publishing Group, which also publishes Arkansas Business.

Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments to Boards, Commissions

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/15/2017 03:11 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced appointments to boards and commissions.

Arkansas Unemployment Rate Rises to 3.5 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/15/2017 10:00 am

Arkansas' unemployment rate in August increased one-tenth of a percentage point to 3.5 percent.

Alice Walton Announces New Art Bridges Foundation

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/13/2017 09:47 am

Alice Walton, daughter of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. founder Sam M. Walton and the founder of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, forms a new nonprofit foundation called Art Bridges.

Erica Goss Goes to NLRCVB (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Erica Goss has joined the North Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau as sales manager.

New Broadway Bridge Up for Transportation Award

by Marty Cook 9/11/2017 12:00 am

The Arkansas Department of Transportation's Broadway Bridge project is up for the Grand Prize and the People's Choice Award in the America's Transportation Awards.

Arkansas Business Presents New Lists of Minority-, Woman-Owned Companies

by Gwen Moritz 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Business presents two lists of 135 minority-owned companies and 98 woman-owned companies who responded to our first-ever survey of companies in those categories.

McCain Motel 6, Heights Home Top Recent Million-Dollar Deals

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/4/2017 12:00 am

The sale of a 121-room hotel in North Little Rock and a mansion in Little Rock's Country Club Heights neighborhood both topped the $1 million mark.

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