Gov. Hutchinson praises tourism industry; Henry Award winners announced

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The 2017 Governor’s Conference on Tourism wrapped up Tuesday (March 14) with its Henry Award winners coming from a broad swath of the state, including Eureka Springs, Fort Smith, Texarkana and West Memphis. Gov. Asa Hutchinson also praised the tourism sector as a “rising” star in Arkansas’ economy.

More than 1,000 operators in the tourism industry, tourism organization officials and staffers with the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism gathered Sunday-Tuesday in Little Rock for the 43rd annual tourism conference. The 2018 conference is set to be held in West Memphis.

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