Kentucky Tourism Commissioner Resigns Over Website Flap

The Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet has cancelled its contract with a British marketing firm and the state’s tourism commissioner has resigned following an uproar over material posted on the firm’s website. The cabinet had a $179,000 per year contract with gosh pr to promote Kentucky in the United Kingdom. But officials asked the […]

Officials: Kentucky Tourism Grew 5% In 2010

There’s another encouraging sign on Kentucky’s economic front. Tourism is up. Tourism, Arts and Heritage Secretary Marcheta Sparrow says tourism had an $11 billion impact on Kentucky’s economy last year. That’s an almost five-percent increase over the previous year. The annual survey, conducted by an independent agency, shows tourism responsible for almost 170,000 jobs last […]