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Broyles Award Ceremony to Move to Oaklawn

Leaders of the Broyles Foundation say they will move its annual Frank Broyles Award ceremony to Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort in Hot Springs starting w read more >
A historic marker at the site of the Majestic Hotel, which was destroyed by fire in 2014.
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Majesty Awaits: Search for Successor to Majestic Hotel Wears On

HOT SPRINGS — February 2024 will mark the 10th anniversary of the catastrophic fire that destroyed the Majestic Hotel, a landmark property that helped define the historic downtown of Hot […] read more >
Cameron Smith: “There’s going to be a lot of people to step up. It’s a lot of people laid off at the same time. These people need help now. However they want to do it, we’ll do it.”
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‘I Had A Vision’ (Editorial)

Cameron Smith had charm. We’d like to think we’re immune to charm, but the plain fact is that we’re not. read more >
The McCabes in the area that used to house the baths. The space, illuminated by a large skylight, will feature a restaurant that will be open on weekend nights and Sundays.
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Hotel Hale Hiring; Distilleries Delayed in Spa CityLock Icon

It’s almost spring, a good time for day trips and an update on hospitality doings in the Spa City. read more >
The historic Hale Bathhouse, the majority of which was built in 1892 — making it the oldest bathhouse on Hot Springs’ Bathhouse Row — will also house a restaurant, Zest.
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Hot Springs Sees Bathhouse Row Begin to Fill Up

When the Hotel Hale opens sometime next year in the old Hale Bathhouse, only one of the eight bathhouses on Hot Springs’ Bathhouse Row will be empty. And Josie Fernandez, superintendent of Hot Springs National Park, is hopeful the Maurice won’t be vacant much longer. read more >
Left: Hot Springs Mayor Pat McCabe and his wife, Ellen, are converting the historic Hale Bathhouse into a boutique hotel.
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From Bathhouse to Hotel, Hot Springs’ Hale to Be Reborn

In the 32 years since they moved to Hot Springs, Pat and Ellen McCabe have seen the transformation of downtown Hot Springs. Now, with the couple’s repurposing of the Hale Bathhouse into a boutique hotel, they’ll be directly participating in that transformation. read more >
 A leprechaun makes short work of it at the World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade, down Bridge Street. 
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Hot Springs Accentuates The Offbeat to Its Marketing AllureLock Icon

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. read more >
The Hale Bathhouse on Bathhouse Row in Hot Springs National Park.
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Plans for Bathhouse Hotel, Outdoor Spas, Bike Trails Percolate in Hot SpringsLock Icon

News is bubbling up in Hot Springs, where Mayor Pat McCabe and his wife, Ellen, are planning a boutique hotel in the Hale Bathhouse and the city is brainstorming on what to do with the site of the old Majestic Hotel. read more >
Buckstaff Bathhouse, Hot Springs
Small Business / Tourism

Leasing Program Brings Business to Hot Springs’ Bathhouse Row

All but the Maurice and Hale bath houses are currently occupied, and business on Bathhouse Row is thriving, according to Hot Springs National Park Superintendent Josie Fernandez. read more >

Arkansas National Parks Create $138.9M in Economic Benefit in 2012, Down From 2011

A new report by the National Park Service shows more than 2.7 million people spent $138.9 million and supported 2,014 jobs while visiting Arkansas’ national parks in 2012. read more >
Hot Springs area features range of options for travel, tourism.

Fun Never Stops in Historic Hot Springs

Tourism is the engine that drives the economy of the area surrounding Hot Springs National Park, and the engine is running strong. With a varied menu of entertainment and sporting opportunities, the Hot Springs area offers enough choices to keep 3 million visitors coming to the city and its surroundings every year. read more >