tourism http://kios.org en Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium breaks attendance record http://kios.org/post/henry-doorly-zoo-and-aquarium-breaks-attendance-record <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha's zoo has attracted more than 1.6 million people this year to set a new attendance record, and it's not even November yet.</span> Sun, 28 Oct 2012 18:54:11 +0000 Associated Press 21153 at http://kios.org Welcome to the Weekend: Omaha residents, visitors' videos part of tourism campaign http://kios.org/post/welcome-weekend-omaha-residents-visitors-videos-part-tourism-campaign <p>A campaign promoting Omaha as a tourist destination has resulted in 70 videos so far that highlight the city’s attractions and experiences. Wed, 26 Sep 2012 06:00:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 19699 at http://kios.org Nebraska Tourism Commission's Strategic Plan Recommendations http://kios.org/post/nebraska-tourism-commissions-strategic-plan-recommendations <P><A href="http://www.visitnebraska.com">The Nebraska Tourism Commission </A>recently released their statewide strategic plan to grow and promote tourism. Mon, 20 Aug 2012 10:06:06 +0000 Cheril Lee 17921 at http://kios.org Nebraska Tourism Commission's Strategic Plan Recommendations Campaign seeks to find Omaha's unique attractions, events http://kios.org/post/campaign-seeks-find-omahas-unique-attractions-events <p></p><p>The Omaha Convention and Visitors Bureau wants to hear what places are most popular with residents and tourists.</p><p>Through the end of this month, the CVB is accepting videos for what&rsquo;s called the &ldquo;Welcome to the Weekend&rdquo; campaign. Spokeswoman Deb Ward says the goal is to get the community involved in promoting Omaha&rsquo;s attractions.</p> Mon, 09 Jul 2012 13:27:48 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 15746 at http://kios.org Campaign seeks to find Omaha's unique attractions, events Eco-tourism focus of upcoming conference of Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado Governors http://kios.org/post/eco-tourism-focus-upcoming-conference-nebraska-kansas-colorado-governors <p>Economic development and eco-tourism are the focus of a conference next Friday in Nebraska.</p><p>Governor Dave Heineman announced Monday he&rsquo;ll meet with Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper. The meeting is, in part, an opportunity for the three Governors to view the sandhill crane migration. Gov. Heineman says it&#39;s also a chance for the three Governors to discuss economic development, water use, and what each state can learn from the other.</p> Mon, 12 Mar 2012 17:30:20 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 9639 at http://kios.org Eco-tourism focus of upcoming conference of Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado Governors