Monday, June 20, 2011
Posts from June 2011
The success of a film festival to the general public usually depends on how many friends they met at an obscure little movie, but Lance McDaniel has broader standards. And based on business deals taking shape following the recent deadCENTER event in downtown, Oklahoma City is being taken seriously, said McDaniel, the festival's new executive director.
Monday, June 13, 2011
Oklahoma City is in the No. 11 spot on the list for growth in tourism employment in the nation's 100 major markets, ranking ahead of major metropolitan areas such as Dallas-Fort Worth, Philadelphia, Miami-Fort Lauderdale and Charlotte.
Sunday, June 12, 2011
With work nearing an end on the Chesapeake Finish Line Tower, promoters of the Oklahoma River envision a time not too far away when the waterway will be one of the city's top attractions.
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Some 11 years after the deadCENTER Film Festival's humble beginnings at City Arts Center, the event is expected to draw more than 10,000 people to downtown screenings over five days.
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
o celebrate National Tourism Week, the OKC Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) hosted the 2nd Annual Hometown Heroes Luncheon at the Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum on May 10. More than 120 members of the Oklahoma City tourism and hospitality industry gathered to honor seven individuals and one visitor attraction for their contributions to tourism.