Tags Archives: tourism

Thriving tourism sector employs 95,000 Oklahomans.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Tourism is a key job driver in Oklahoma and generates millions of dollars in revenue for the state each year. The Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department’s recent research study found that travel and tourism directly generate ...

Chickasha businesses, tourism dollars spike.

The Chickasha Economic Development Council said business in Grady County is seeing continued growth, especially in commercial and retail property. Site locators visiting Chickasha are searching for business space and oil and gas companies are setting up s ...

JUMP! Tulsa to welcome first trampoline park.

Tulsa will welcome its first trampoline park this summer June in a 21,000-square-foot warehouse called Area 51 Ultimate Trampoline Park. The park is part of a national trend that will offer a variety of bouncy toys and pits. The facility is being built in ...

Bassmaster Classic to lure 70,000 to Tulsa area.

The Bassmaster Classic Championship on the Grand Lake of the Cherokees is expected to lure 70,000 visitors and fill more than 20,000 hotel nights in the Tulsa region this weekend. The competition also offers a prize of $500,000. The 2013 Bassmaster Classi ...

OKC's Affair of the Heart attracts 70K visitors.

An Affair of the Heart in Oklahoma City attracted an estimated 60,000 to 70,000 visitors this weekend. The 28th annual show was held this weekend in seven buildings at State Fair Park. Exhibitors from across the country had booths for home decor, clothin ...