Arkansas to Celebrate Tourism Week May 3-11

Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism By proclamation of Governor Mike Beebe, and in recognition of the positive economic, social, and cultural impact of the travel and tourism industry, Arkansas will celebrate May 3-11 as Tourism Week. In 2013, more than 23 million visitors traveled in Arkansas,...
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Arkansas to Celebrate Tourism Week May 3-11

Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism By proclamation of Governor Mike Beebe, and in recognition of the positive economic, social, and cultural impact of the travel and tourism industry, Arkansas will celebrate May 3-11 as Tourism Week. In 2013, more than 23 million visitors traveled in Arkansas,...
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COVER Activation

COVER Activation for Potential Isaac EvacueesThe Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism has activated the COVER program, due to potential evacuation of the Gulf Coast by Tropical Storm Isaac. COVER stands for Communication of Vacancies Emergency Response Plan. Created in response to the influx of...
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One Tank Arkansas Travels Program Debut

May 15, 2012  * * * * * Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism The Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism has launched a partnership campaign aimed at reminding visitors that Arkansas is a friendly, exciting and affordable vacation destination. The “More Fun Per Gallon” program...
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What’s New in Arkansas For 2012

Central Arkansas Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Walk – Runs from West Markham Street to the Clinton Presidential Library in downtown Little Rock. Names of Five Freedom Riders, sit-in activists and former President Bill Clinton, the initial honorees showcased in sidewalk plaques. New names added...
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WHITE RIVER SYSTEM LAKES UPDATE

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 25 - The Little Rock District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reports that heavy rains are causing some of its six lakes in the White River basin to rise rapidly, especially Beaver Lake near Rogers, Ark., Table Rock Lake near Branson, Mo., and Clearwater Lake near Piedmont,...
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ARKANSAS STATE PARKS CAMPSITES WILL NOT BE AFFECTED BY ANY TEMPORARY SHUTDOWN OF FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CAMPGROUNDS IN ARKANSAS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 8, 2011     State Park Campgrounds are State-managed Facilities Separate from Those Administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, USDA Forest Service, National Park Service or U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service   (LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) —The 1,770...
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April Events Taking Place in the Arkansas River Valley

  April Events Taking Place in the Arkansas River Valley  * * * * * *Jill M. Rohrbach, travel writerArkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Tweet line: Check out April Events in the Arkansas River Valley: http://tiny.cc/bofqm Note to the Print and Broadcast Media: In order to better serve...
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April Events Taking Place in the Arkansas Ozarks

* * * * * *Jill M. Rohrbach and Kimberly J. Williams, travel writersArkansas Department of Parks and TourismTweet line: Check out April Events in the Arkansas Ozarks: http://tiny.cc/g2ajr Note to the Print and Broadcast Media: In order to better serve your needs and to keep you from getting...
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April Events Taking Place in the Arkansas Delta

  * * * * * * Kimberly J. Williams, travel writerArkansas Department of Parks and TourismTweet line: Check out April Events in the Arkansas Delta: http://tiny.cc/f9ccs   Note to the Print and Broadcast Media: In order to better serve your needs and to keep you from getting extremely long...
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April Events Taking Place in the Arkansas Timberlands

* * * * *Zoie Clift, travel writerArkansas Department of Parks and Tourism   Tweet line: Check Out April Events in the Arkansas Timberlands: http://tiny.cc/wzqr7     Note to the Print and Broadcast Media:    In order to better serve your needs...
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April Events Taking Place in the Arkansas Ouachitas

  * * * * * *Zoie Clift, travel writerArkansas Department of Parks and Tourism   Tweet line: Check Out April Events in the Arkansas Ouachitas: http://tiny.cc/tran1     Read More

April Events Taking Place in Central Arkansas

* * * * Kerry Kraus, travel writerArkansas Department of Parks and Tourism   Tweet line: Check out April Events in Central Arkansas : http://tiny.cc/l0pfb   Note to the Print and Broadcast Media: In order to better serve your needs and to keep you from getting extremely long documents...
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USFWS to break ground on "green" aquatic conservation and education center

March 18, 2011 * * * * * * * MAMMOTH SPRING – Mammoth Spring National Fish Hatchery soon will be home to one of the most energy-efficient buildings ever built by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. A ground-breaking ceremony will take place at the future site of the Aquatic Conservation and...
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Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism to test COVER, the Communication of Vacancies Emergency Response Plan, March 17-27

The Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism will begin testing COVER -“Communication of Vacancies Emergency Response” system on March 17. COVER is activated when an emergency forces evacuation from surrounding areas into Arkansas. In addition to using COVER during an emergency, the...
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Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism launches COVER, the Communication of Vacancies Emergency Response Plan

The Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism and the Arkansas Hospitality Association in conjunction with the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management will soon launch a travel website called COVER -“Communication of Vacancies Emergency Response.” The system is activated when an emergency...
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2011 Arkansas Media Kit Now Available

* * * * *Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism As a media representative, with a new year comes the desire for new ideas and stories. The 2011 Arkansas Media Kit is just what you need. Available online at http://www.arkansasmediaroom.com/media-kit/, the kit contains feature stories, Arkansas...
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Downtown Conway Christmas Open House

Submitted by: Kim Williams, Executive Director, Conway Downtown PartnershipContact: Kim Williams501.548.9950 kim@conwayarkansas.orgDowntown Conway Christmas Open House When: 1p to 5p, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2009Where: Downtown Conway, ArkansasWhat: Downtown Conway Christmas Open House in Conway   Come...
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