Texarkana Arts & Historic District to host TripAdvisor Seminar


The Texarkana Arts and Historic District committee will host TripAdvisor executive Scott Caufield on Wednesday, December 9th to discuss regional marketing and tourism efforts.

The seminar will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Texarkana Convention Center located at 910 South Cowhorn Creek Loop and will highlight data TripAdvisor has collected on tourism in Texarkana.

The discussion will also include tips on reputation management and travel behavior throughout our region. The public is invited to attend, especially those in the hotel, hospitality and restaurant industry. Seating is limited. Please RSVP to Lisa Thompson at lisa.thompson@txkusa.org or (903) 798-1743 by December 2nd.

TripAdvisor is the world’s largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and book the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers advice from millions of travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools that check hundreds of websites to find the best hotel prices.

TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, reaching 350 million unique monthly visitors, and more than 290 million reviews and opinions covering more than 5.3 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions. The sites operate in 47 countries worldwide.

The Arts and Historic District committee is made up of organizations that work together to market activities and events in downtown Texarkana to promote tourism and visitors to the area. Participants include both cities of Texarkana, Texarkana Main Street, Texarkana Chamber of Commerce, the Texarkana Museum System, Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Council, and the Texarkana Museum Systems.

This group is also responsible for downtown banners that have recently been installed and wayfaring signage in downtown. Also, the group is currently conducting an economic impact study with Texas A&M – Texarkana Intern Holden Fleming, community representatives and professors from Texas A&M – Texarkana.

For more information, contact Lisa Thompson at lisa.thompson@txkusa.org or (903) 798-174.

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