Kentucky Tourism

Kentucky Tourism Marketing Season in Full Bloom

Apr 23, 2018
ktia.com

With the Kentucky Derby less than two weeks away and the summer travel season approaching, state tourism officials are in full advertising mode right now.  Those in tourism stress the economic gains seen through increased tourist numbers.

The 'Joy' of Travel on Eastern Standard

May 23, 2017
Julia Dake

It’s the time of year when people are either beginning holiday and summer travel or finalizing their plans.


On this week’s Eastern Standard, we’ll discuss the Joys of Travel, in light of recent events and changes, especially in the airline industry.

 

 

With only 22% of the public expressing a positive impression of the thoroughbred racing industry, the 2011 Jockey Club report on the state of the industry strongly suggested a new direction. One strategy is to open the horse farms of the Bluegrass to tourism.  Tom Martin talks with Anne Sabatino-Hardy, executive director of “Horse Country, Inc.“ the not-for-profit created to make that happen.

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Gov. Steve Beshear and his wife, Jane, are headed to England this week to promote tourism in Kentucky.