Newest Monument Trail to Be dedicated at Devil’s Den State Park

New trails opening Thursday, May 6, offer access to more areas of the park to hikers, mountain bikers, and trail runners (WEST FORK, Ark.) – Arkansas State Parks will dedicate the latest expansion of the Monument Trails system with 12 miles of new trails at Devil’s Den State Park in West Fork, Arkansas. With support […]

Listen to the Latest Episode of the Discover Arkansas Podcast

The latest episode of the Discover Arkansas podcast is now available online. Hosts Colton Faull and Melissa Conley went to Walnut Ridge to learn more about how an impromptu visit by the Beatles changed the town decades later. They also stopped into the Old State House Museum to view a new exhibit that honors the […]

2021 May Featured Destination of the Month: South County Tourism Council

The South County Tourism Council is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the towns of Charlestown, Coventry, East Greenwich, Exeter, Hopkinton, Narragansett, North Kingstown, Richmond, South Kingstown, West Greenwich, and Westerly as a leisure travel destination. The SCTC’s promotional efforts include publication of a 100-page vacation guide; a year-long advertising campaign directed at our leisure […]

2021 May Featured Journalist of the Month: Nicole Pensiero

Nicole Pensiero is a Philadelphia-based freelance travel writer. She began her professional career in the early 1980s as a Staff Writer with the Atlantic City (NJ) Press. She moved into a full-time career in public relations in 1991 but continued to write on a freelance basis, building a portfolio of travel and entertainment stories via […]

May 1: A Letter NATJA’s CEO

Dear NATJA Family and Friends:  The last several weeks have been thought-provoking given the results of the Derek Chauvin trial and the increase in assaults against Asian-Americans. One does not need to be political when it comes to seeking fairness, justice, protecting our communities, and following the rule of law. The work that NATJA is […]

NATJA’s Founding President Signs Contract For Movie Of His Adventure Novel

Contact: Bob Nesoff(201) NATJA’s founding president, Bob Nesoff, has signed an option for a movie on his novel, Spyder Hole. Nesoff returned recently from Beverley Hills, California at the request of Executive Producer Lawrence Pereira to discuss producing a movie of Nesoff’s action novel. The meeting at the Four Seasons progressed rapidly and Pereira’s lawyer, […]

National Travel and Tourism Week 2021: Celebrate the ‘Power of Travel’

Share your Arkansas vacation photos Arkansas celebrates National Travel and Tourism Week May 2-8 to spotlight the critical role travel plays in driving economic recovery efforts post-COVID. Across the nation, the tourism and hospitality industries will unite around the week’s theme, “Power of Travel.” In Arkansas, communities and Arkansas Welcome Centers across the state are […]

McCrea named President and CEO of Explore Fairbanks

Fairbanks, Alaska (AK) – Explore Fairbanks Board of Directors Chair Buzzy Chiu announced today that Scott McCrea, director of tourism and convention sales for the organization, was selected by the board to be the next president and CEO beginning June 1, 2021. McCrea succeeds Deb Hickok who served as CEO since 1999. “Scott’s success as […]

UPDATE: Ballet Arkansas adjusts “Live at the Plaza” schedule due to weather

NORTH LITTLE ROCK (April 28, 2021) – Due to weather forecasts, Ballet Arkansas Presents Live at the Plaza classes and performances scheduled for Sunday, May 2, at Argenta Plaza (510 Main Street, North Little Rock) will be postponed. A “pop-up” performance will be held Friday, April 30, at 6 p.m. at Argenta Plaza. Recreational classes […]

Aggressor Adventures Consumer Travel Index Points to a Readiness to Plan and Book Travel

AUGUSTA, Ga. (April 27, 2021) – Aggressor Adventures® announces today the positive results of its latest Consumer Travel Index, which tracks consumer travel sentiments on a bi-monthly basis. Vacation Deprivation Leads to Longer Trips The survey asked respondents to share their travel plans for 2021. Results show nearly 40 percent of travelers are planning longer […]

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