Tagged: arkansas department of parks and tourism

Grady Spann Named Director of State Parks

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/11/2015 11:12 am

Grady Spann has been named the new director for Arkansas State Parks, the state Department of Parks and Tourism announced Friday.

Henry Awards Presented at Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/12/2015 10:41 am

Troy Keeping, president and CEO of Southland Racing and Gaming in West Memphis, was named Tourism Person of the Year, and Greg Butts, director of Arkansas State Parks, and Joe David Rice, director of Arkansas Tourism, were inducted into the Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame.

Department of Parks, Tourism Launches New Website

by Associated Press 3/10/2015 7:29 am

The Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism has launched a redesigned version of its official tourism website, Arkansas.com.

State-Run Golf Course Remains in Red After Opening

by Associated Press 7/10/2014 11:02 am

The Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism took over management of The Ridges, a 27-hole golf course in Village Creek State Park near Wynne. Officials say the project was planned as a public-private partnership, but the state took over operations after a private partner went into foreclosure.

State Parks Releases Nominees for 2014 Tourism Awards

by Mark Carter 12/17/2013 12:27 pm

The Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism has released the nominees for the 2014 Henry Awards, which honor those who have made significant contributions to the tourism industry in Arkansas.

Arkansas Parks & Tourism Gives Out Annual Henry Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/6/2013 10:37 am

The Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism honors state tourism professionals and supporters at its annual Henry Awards Banquet, part of the annual Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism, which took place this week in Hot Springs.