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Brant Collins named Group Travel Manager for Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism

Brant Collins named Group Travel Manager for Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism

March 27, 2017
As Group Travel Manager, Collins will oversee a small staff working together to increase visibility of and visitation to Arkansas by groups traveling for reunions, weddings, motorcoach tours, conferences and sporting events. /more/

Forest bathing is the Next Big Thing

March 22, 2017
Arkansas is the perfect place to try out this new health trend. Read all about the what, why, where and how here. /more/

New Research Project Coordinator for Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism

March 22, 2017
Heather Huckeba has been named the Research Project Coordinator for the Tourism Division of the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism. Among her various duties, Huckeba will develop and oversee research to assist in the promotion of Arkansas as a tourism destination, as well as measure and report tourism’s economic impact on the state. /more/

Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism receives national travel media award

March 17, 2017
The Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism has won the silver award in the category of “Destination Social Media or Marketing Campaign” in the 2016 North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) Awards Competition. The award comes in recognition of the department’s Parkansas Vacation Giveaway. /more/

Joe Martin Stage Race celebrates 40 years, attracts top cyclists

March 14, 2017
Professional and amateur cycling teams head to Fayetteville March 30 through April 2 for the annual Joe Martin Stage Race. Celebrating 40 years, this four-day, four-stage race will host 750 athletes from 27 countries and all 50 states. /more/

Arkansas Repertory Theatre announces 2017-2018 lineup

March 9, 2017
New season includes everything from dark comedy to musicals /more/

Louisiana Purchase bicentennial monument dedicated

March 9, 2017
“Straight Lines on a Round World,” created by local sculptor Michael Warrick and Louisiana artist Aaron Hussey, was commissioned by the Committee for Louisiana Purchase Bicentennial Monument and represents more than a decade of planning. The ceremony featured a christening with water taken from the Arkansas and St. Francis rivers. /more/

Off-roading in Hot Springs

March 7, 2017
Hot Springs ORV Park is known as one of the top off-roading parks in the region. /more/

Celebrate Archeology Month in Central Arkansas

March 3, 2017
Discovery and fun lined up for 50th anniversary of Arkansas Archeological Survey /more/

Little River County gears up for Sesquicentennial

February 23, 2017
Historical entertainment planned for joint celebration of three Southwest Arkansas milestone anniversaries /more/

"Locally Labeled" passport expands to accommodate booming brew scene

February 21, 2017
As if great beer weren't reward enough, you can earn prizes for sampling local craft beverages /more/

New Crystal Bridges exhibit explores Mexican-American border

February 18, 2017
Border Cantos is a timely, new and free exhibit now on view at Crystal Bridges. /more/

Racing season opens at Oaklawn

February 15, 2017
Oaklawn is not only Arkansas's only Thoroughbred racing venue, it holds title as one of the top tracks in the nation. The venue, which is located at 2705 Central Avenue, is open year-round for simulcasting and electronic gaming operations and features live racing from January through mid-April. The 57-day live racing season began on January 13 this year. /more/

Free fly fishing classes in Heber Springs

February 11, 2017
New to fly fishing and don't know where to start? /more/

Florence Price, groundbreaking composer

February 9, 2017
Little Rock native Florence Price was the nation's first major African-American female composer. Lesser-known than her male counterpart, William Grant Still, Price is experiencing a renaissance. /more/

Racing on the Cossatot

February 2, 2017
Unique whitewater event on the horizon /more/

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Brant Collins named Group Travel Manager for Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism

Brant Collins named Group Travel Manager for Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism

Collins to work toward increasing visitation to Arkansas by groups and promoting the state's appeal

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