As Casinos Come to Arkansas, All Ships Look for Lift This article is available only in print.

As Casinos Come to Arkansas, All Ships Look for Lift

Jim Shamburger owns the Best Western Winner Circle Inn just across the street from Oaklawn Racing & Gaming in Hot Springs. When Oaklawn announced in mid-November its plans for a $100 million expansion on site to include a 200-room hotel, an 28,000-SF casino and a 14,000-SF events center, Shamburger couldn't have been happier.
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Tracy Rosser Departs Walmart

Tracy Rosser Departs Walmart This article is available only in print.

Tracy Rosser, the senior vice president in charge of transportation at Walmart Inc. in Bentonville, left the company at the end of January.
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Slim Chickens Passes $100M Milestone

Slim Chickens Passes $100M Milestone This article is available only in print.

Slim Chickens passed $100 million in revenue during 2018, says company CEO and co-founder Tom Gordon.
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The List Largest Hotels

The Largest Hotels in Arkansas, ranked by number of guest rooms (including suites.) Also includes contact information.

Rank Name City
1 Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa, The Hot Springs
2 Little Rock Marriott Little Rock
3 Embassy Suites NWA Hotel Spa & Convention Center Rogers
4 DoubleTree by Hilton Little Rock Little Rock
5 Four Points by Sheraton Little Rock Midtown Little Rock

Executive Q&A

Cynthia Dunlap Sees Love for Arkansas Coming Naturally for Visitors

Cynthia Dunlap, the interim director of the Department of Parks & Tourism, says tourism tax receipts are up, and robust in the northwest.