Louisville Destination Development Plan Unveiled

by Stephanie Crosby The Louisville Convention and Visitor’s Bureau today unveiled a development plan aimed at enhancing Louisville’s standing as a destination city. The plan was put together by Minneapolis-based Convention Sports and Leisure International. Researcher John Kaatz says one recommendation of the plan is to incorporate more ‘monumental art’ in the downtown. “Maybe it’s […]

Major Trade Show Coming to Louisville

One of the largest trade shows for companies that make products for children is coming to Louisville.  The ABC Kids Expo will be in Louisville starting in 2011, says Louisville Convention and Visitor’s Bureau Director, Jim Wood. “It’s a private show for the juvenile products industry, and the retailers, exhibitors, manufacturers, sale representatives, importers, exporters […]

Louisville Hospitality Industry Faces Tough '09

The Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau is encouraging hospitality businesses in the city to plan ahead for a tough year. It has launched a new web site designed to share industry trends and marketing plans and help companies handle what’s likely to be a continuing drop in visitors. Still, Bureau head Jim Wood says the tourism business is better off than some.