Tagged: Arkansas Department Of Parks Heritage And Tourism

EVs Await Chargers; Retailers Await EVs

EVs Await Chargers; Retailers Await EVs

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Before gas-station owners invest hundreds of thousands of dollars in charging stations, they need to know there are enough electric cars to make it pay off. But before car buyers pick an electric vehicle, they want to be sure they’ll find enough places to recharge. read more >

78 Companies Receive $100,000-Plus From BIG Program

78 Companies Receive $100,000-Plus From BIG Program

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The Business Interruption Grant program awarded all but 11 cents of its appropriation to 2,136 businesses out of 3,118 applications received during the application period in November. read more >

Arkansas Hospitality Tax Receipts Plunge in 2020

Arkansas Hospitality Tax Receipts Plunge in 2020

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The COVID-19 pandemic sent hospitality tax collections in Arkansas plummeting last year, and the blow to some tourism bureaus in the state, which rely on the taxes for revenue, was even worse than those figures show. read more >

The Costs of a Hateful Image

The Costs of a Hateful Image

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Senate Bill 3, commonly known as the “hate crimes bill,” boils down to a crucial chance to burnish Arkansas’ image and remove a hurdle to recruiting companies and workers, government officials and business leaders say. read more >

Convention Centers Can’t Wait for Legislative Session

Convention Centers Can’t Wait for Legislative Session

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Arkansas’ hospitals and other industries have urgent concerns for the Legislature to address in the regular session that will commence on Jan. 11, but a key piece of the hospitality industry has needs that are more urgent. read more >

State Turns to CJRW For Virus Messaging

State Turns to CJRW For Virus Messaging

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A new $650,000 communications campaign for the state’s COVID economic recovery task force is in development at CJRW, the state’s longtime marketing firm for parks and tourism. read more >