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Research Report on Hot Springs' Tourism to Be Delivered; Public Invited

Published: 8/17/2019

HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK, Arkansas — A research report documenting the status of Hot Springs’ tourism industry from 2016 through 2018 will be presented Monday, August 19, at the Hot Springs Convention Center.

HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK, Arkansas — A research report documenting the status of Hot Springs’ tourism industry from 2016 through 2018 will be presented Monday, August 19, at the Hot Springs Convention Center.

Members of the city’s tourism industry as asked to save the date for the free presentation by Michael Erdman, senior vice president of research for Longwoods International. The public is invited to attend the presentation, which will begin at 3 p.m. in Room 209 of the Convention Center, according to Steve Arrison, CEO of Visit Hot Springs.

“Longwoods International’s research project is the largest ongoing study of American travelers,” Arrison said. “The results pertaining to Hot Springs tourism are especially vital for members of our tourism industry and should be of interest to all Hot Springs residents.”

Longwoods’ research for Hot Springs will show:

  • Domestic tourism numbers in Hot Springs for the years 2016 – 18
  • Estimates of visitor volumes to Hot Springs
  • Profiles of Hot Springs’ performance within its visitor market
  • Visitor expenditures
  • Profiles of day-travel visits to Hot Springs

Erdman is chief methodologist at Longwoods International and has personally directed projects in 12 countries for numerous clients, including Canada, Bermuda, Hawaii, Colorado, Nova Scotia, and Denver. He has conducted hundreds of group discussions across North America.

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