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Little Rock Central Aims for UNESCO World Heritage Status

by Alexis Hosticka 7/5/2016 11:37 am

Little Rock Central High School is under consideration for "world heritage" status by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization, or UNESCO.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Tourism

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

A tourism resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

Beer Tourism Contributing to Growth in Industry

by Sean Beherec 3/2/2015 12:00 am

Tourism officials around the state are banking on growing interest in craft beers, leveraging the brewing industry’s popularity to draw business to breweries and to the state’s other attractions.

Signs Show Way to Arkansas Wine Industry

by Marty Cook 10/27/2014 12:00 am

When it comes to state expenditures, $26,000 is not a huge outlay. That was the bargain rate for some highway signage Arkansas bought and erected to direct people to the state’s wineries.

U.S. Marshals Museum in Fort Smith Fights for Funding

by Luke Jones 3/4/2013 12:00 am

After several bumpy years, the U.S. Marshals Museum project in Fort Smith is starting to gain traction. The $50 million project, to be situated on the banks of the Arkansas River near downtown Fort Smith, was first proposed in 2008.

Peasant Dreams: ‘Medieval’ Castle in the Ozarks Presents Grand Illusion

by George Waldon 3/4/2013 12:00 am

The Ozark Medieval Castle in Boone County was supposed to be a 20-year project of ancient construction that would attract thousands of tourists each year. However, it attracted few visitors, was built with modern equipment and was shuttered after four years.

Little Rock's First Tee, Natural State Golf Trail Combine for $100 Annual Statewide 'Passport'

by ArkansasSports360.com Staff 12/2/2010 12:49 pm

The First Tee announced Thursday a partnership with The Natural State Golf Trail to produce the “Golf Trail Passport” in 2011. The passports will cost $100 and feature two rounds of golf at nine of the state’s premiere courses. The passports will be honored beginning in January 2011 and are valid for one year.

Go Where You Want to Go (Becki Moore Publisher's Letter)

by 7/1/2010 12:00 am

This issue of BOOM! is about taking it to the road, literally. Baby boomers have time, money, and their own permission to pick up and go whenever they want. That’s the best part of aging.

Joe David Rice A Natural as Arkansas Tourism Director

by 7/1/2010 12:00 am

Arkansas Tourism Director Joe David Rice sees the potential of baby boomers, especially those beyond the state's borders.