The Natural State Journey: Northwest

As we continue to learn more about all that The Natural State has to offer, it’s time to take a look at one of Arkansas’s fastest growing regions – Northwest. Home to a world-class art museum, the nation’s first national river and the beautiful Ozark Mountains, Northwest Arkansas has become a first-class destination. To learn more about the region and its attractions, watch the video below.

For more information about other regions of the state, see the previous Natural State Journey videos posted on this blog.

Bringing Local Connections to Your Guests

“People don’t take trips, trips take people.” – John Steinbeck

When individuals travel, whether for business or pleasure, they are given the opportunity to immerse themselves in a new culture they may have never before explored. From its urban cities to its rural towns, Arkansas has a culture all its own and is a destination with much to discover.

Visitors will turn to members of the hospitality industry for suggestions and information on the history of your area, so it’s important that you are prepared to make your home feel like their home for the time they spend there. This Horizon Hospitality Association, Inc. article offers specific tips on how to bring local connections to your guests, and may spark your imagination on additional ways you can help your guests connect.

The Natural State Journey – North Central Arkansas

Has a guest ever asked you what there is to see and do in other areas of Arkansas, and you’re left with no suggestions? You may not have the resources to explore the entire state, but it’s important that you’re able to offer tourists great recommendations that will help them enjoy their time here and maybe even decide to stay a little longer. Welcome to Arkansas has produced six video “cheat sheets” to give you a peak into some of the interesting and unique attractions we have.

Today we begin this video journey with North Central Arkansas. From three lakes to the nation’s first national river, the Buffalo River, this region has a lot to offer …