Top 3 Things To Do In Owensboro This Weekend: July 12-14

Daviess County Lions Club County Fair The Annual Daviess County Lions Club Fair will take place July 10-13 at the Lions Club Fairgrounds on highway 54 in Philpot, Ky.  This year’s event features all the classic fair fun including inflatables, pony rides, laser tag, bazaar show, petting zoo, first bite fishing, and food vendors every…

Mark Calitri speaks tourism: Visit Owensboro is courting bus tour operators across the United States

http://www.messenger-inquirer.com/news/local/cvb-is-courting-bus-tour-operators/article_f0a6610e-6413-5486-bc4a-a5c829b81785.htmlMark Calitri, CVB president, said the idea is to “introduce them to Owensboro and put our community on their road map. These tour operators, if impressed, will book future bus group trips to visit Owensboro.”He said, “Bus groups continue to be a profitable segment of business for most cities across the country.”The success of the…

Mark Calitri speaks tourism: Visit Owensboro earns 2018 Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce Member of the year award

Mark Calitri speaks tourism: Visit Owensboro earns 2018 Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce Member of the year award “2018 has been a transformational year for our organization!”, said Mark A. Calitri, president/CEO of Visit Owensboro. Calitri noted that one of the original goals for Owensboro Daviess County Convention and Visitors Bureau was to develop a…

Mark Calitri speaks tourism: Tourism for Owensboro and Daviess County Kentucky continues to thrive and create a powerful economic engine.

Mark Calitri speaks tourism: Tourism for Owensboro and Daviess County Kentucky continues to thrive and create a powerful economic engine. Kentucky Tourism Industry Association President Hank Phillips says, “Kentucky is riding a tourism wave that promises to grow, adding to its already impressive contributions to the state’s economy.” Tourism-related businesses and convention bureaus across the…