Tagged: Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau

Little Rock A&P Tax Collections Plunge

Little Rock A&P Tax Collections Plunge

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By now you’ve heard that the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau has cut 39 positions — 35 full time and four part time. A look at the accompanying chart will give you a good idea why. read more >

Have Cup, Will Travel: Drinks Hit The Streets

Have Cup, Will Travel: Drinks Hit The Streets

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Outdoor drinks and dining have become commonplace in American downtowns, a trend pioneered in Arkansas by Little Rock, which initiated the River Market Entertainment District last summer. read more >

A&P Trends Show Pandemic Pummelling Arkansas Visitors Bureaus

A&P Trends Show Pandemic Pummelling Arkansas Visitors Bureaus

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The coronavirus pandemic has battered city convention and visitors bureaus in Arkansas and sapped their sources of revenue: lodging and restaurant taxes. An industry built on bringing people together and attracting tourists is uniquely vulnerable to an infectious disease. read more >

UpliftArkansas.com Launched in Bid to Help Businesses

UpliftArkansas.com Launched in Bid to Help Businesses

As businesses across the state struggle to stay afloat, Mangan Holcomb Partners/Team SI and the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau have launched an online resource to provide information on Arkansas businesses, restaurants and service providers. read more >

Travel Slows Down in the Time of Covid-19

Travel Slows Down in the Time of Covid-19

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Arkansas still had no reported novel coronavirus cases by press time Thursday, but the spreading epidemic was starting to reverberate in Arkansas’ tourism industry, the state’s second largest behind agriculture. read more >

Arkansas Cities Seek to Create 'Entertainment Districts'

Arkansas Cities Seek to Create 'Entertainment Districts'

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A number of Arkansas cities — including El Dorado, Little Rock, Pine Bluff and Texarkana — are either considering or are taking steps toward creating “entertainment districts” that would allow the open carry of alcohol. read more >