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Tourism Marketing Paying Dividends for Prescott 

What seemed initially a modest annual investment, $36,000, has resulted in major dividends for the City of Prescott and local businesses, said City of Prescott Community Outreach Manager John Heiney.   Heiney told Prescott City Council members, “All indications are that tourism statistics – number of visitors, dollars spent and taxes collected – are up substantially […]

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Arizona’s Christmas City Attracting Thousands

 Prescott’s reputation as one of the best communities to celebrate the Christmas holidays continues to grow. In November, Prescott was named “…one of America’s best small towns for Christmas” by the national publication Country Living. Thousands of visitors are expected to join locals as they participate in the ever-expanding schedule of activities that caused then-Governor […]

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Airport Expansion Aggressively Underway

For more than a decade, ongoing discussions and recommendations about expanding the Prescott Municipal Airport, Ernest A. Love Field, have consumed hundreds of hours in deliberations and thousands of dollars in studies. But now, it appears steps are being taken to expand the airport, perhaps starting with the almost 70-year-old passenger terminal. The recent announcement […]

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Cliff Castle Expands NonSmoking Section

Cliff Castle Casino Hotel in Camp Verde, AZ, is proud to announce the opening of their expanded non-smoking area. With 108 of the most popular slot machines, Cliff Castle Casino now has the largest non-smoking casino area in the state of Arizona. James Perry, Director of Marketing at Cliff Castle Hotel, said, “We are responding […]

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Prescott Becoming Favorite Tourism Destination

A recently released visitor and tourism impact study paints a positive picture for Prescott. Among the highlights: The estimated economic impact of direct and indirect effects of visitor spending amounts to more than $340 million for the 2014-2015 year. Prescott is a favored tourist destination in Arizona. Those visiting the area ranked their “Satisfaction Level” […]

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Building on Tourism Tool Chest

Tourism is a major multi-million contributor to the economy of Prescott, and city leaders are optimistic that impact will continue to increase. To encourage even more visitors to the greater Prescott area, the City of Prescott Office of Tourism is distributing a comprehensive 64-page brochure at visitor centers throughout the state. It also will be […]

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Packing Your Bags for 2016

The saying “Home is where the heart is” may well be true. Yet, the roads less traveled – or untraveled all together — tug at many a heartstring like the Italian troubadour plucking his lute. Meet Stan Kephart — known as Stan The Travel Man. He founded HomeTowne Cruise & Tour Center in Prescott. Now […]

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