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Holiday Island Holdings Changes Name to Reflect Focus on Oil

The enterprise, which once focused on real estate in the rugged Ozarks around Table Rock Lake, now goes by Enhanced Petroleum Extraction Enterprises Inc. read more >
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Holiday Island Holdings in Recapitalization Deal After Tom Dees’ Death

Control of the company will pass to XA Interactive Inc. of Orlando, a privately held enterprise specializing in oil and gas operations and technology. read more >
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Tom Dees, Father of Holiday Island, Dies at 83

He rose from the Arkansas cotton fields to become a colorful resort developer. read more >
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A Vision for Arkansas (Gwen Moritz Editor’s Note)

The same things that made Arkansas attractive to 20th century retirees can, in theory, make Arkansas attractive to 21st century workers who are now much more comfortable with the idea of working remotely. read more >
Tom Dees, founder and president of Holiday Island Development Corp., predicts 10,000 people will live there eventually, about four times its current population. 
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Tom Dees’ Long Fight to Keep Holiday Island AfloatLock Icon

Drive the curvy roads north out of Eureka Springs to the state’s mountainous northern edge, and you’ll discover Holiday Island, “the town that Tom built.” read more >