Tagged: steve arrison

Babe Ruth's Family to Attend Baseball Trail Event in Hot Springs

by Associated Press 1/15/2018 10:46 am

The final two markers in the Hot Springs Historic Baseball Trail will be dedicated in March and descendants of one of the major league's greatest will be in attendance.

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.

Hot Springs Accentuates The Offbeat to Its Marketing Allure

by Kyle Massey 7/10/2017 12:00 am

So what does an inventive and industrious tourism marketer do when he already has many of the state’s top attractions? In Hot Springs, one answer is coming up with weirder, stranger things.

Hot Springs Sees Boom in Craft Beer Breweries

by Jan Cottingham 7/10/2017 12:00 am

Tapping into Hot Springs thermal culture, the craft brewing industry in Spa City is hot.

Welcome, and Stay Awhile (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 7/10/2017 12:00 am

A couple of recent stories in these pages bring home the lesson that a city can prosper by embracing and encouraging its transplants.

Majestic Fire Prompts Splash of Hot Springs Development

by Mark Friedman 3/27/2017 12:00 am

The fire that destroyed the historic Majestic Hotel in Hot Springs three years ago helped prompt a wave of development in the downtown district.

Hot Springs Tourism Chief Steve Arrison Offers His Conventional Wisdom

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/2/2016 12:00 am

As CEO of the Hot Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau, Steve Arrison is responsible for the creation and implementation of the advertising, promotion and marketing program for the city of Hot Springs.

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.

Hot Springs Parade Organizers Ask for No Political Signs

by Associated Press 3/11/2016 4:37 pm

Organizers of a St. Patrick's Day parade in Hot Springs have asked political candidates and their supporters to leave campaign signs at home.

Study: Hot Springs Visitors Spent $523M in 2013

by Associated Press 8/12/2014 2:12 pm

A study by a tourism research company shows visitors to Hot Springs spent more than $520 million last year.

History Hits Home on Hot Springs Baseball Trail (Tourism | Honorable Mention, 20,000+)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/9/2013 12:00 am

Combining two qualities it knows best, sports and history, Hot Springs has added another attraction to its bullpen full of fun things to do. Linking together 26 historical markers with the latest digital technology, baseball fans can now dig deep into a rich and mostly unknown tale of their favorite sport on the Hot Springs Baseball Trail.

Magic Springs Plans To Open New Attraction 'Splash Island'

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/4/2013 12:00 am

Splash Island will be more than four stories tall and feature 10 water slides, a bucket that dumps 1,000 gallons of water every 10 minutes and more than 200 ways to get wet and stay cool this summer, according to a Magic Springs news release.

Hot Springs Ad Tax Reaches $5M for First Time

by Associated Press 1/21/2013 4:26 pm

A 3 percent tax on hotels rooms and restaurant meals in Hot Springs has generated $5 million for the first time in its 48-year history.

Hot Springs Anglers

by Arkansas Game & Fish Commission 5/4/2012 8:56 am

There are 51 prize-winning fish still swimming about in Lakes Catherine and Hamilton.

Holding Sporting Events In Arkansas Is a Natural

by Cody Elmore 11/7/2011 12:00 am

Arkansas’ centralized location offers robust advantages in recruiting and maintaining relationships with sporting groups. Convention and visitors bureaus from Harrison to Hot Springs are focusing on bringing these events to the Natural State.

John Corbett To Lead Hot Springs' St. Patrick's Day Parade

by Karen Martin 7/21/2010 9:48 am

Movie/TV star John Corbett (Sex & the City, Northern Exposure) will be the celebrity grand marshal of the First Ever Ninth Annual World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Hot Springs March 17, 2011.