Omaha Performing Arts

A list of the top theatre venues in the Midwest includes two in Omaha.

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.

A campaign promoting Omaha as a tourist destination has resulted in 70 videos so far that highlight the city’s attractions and experiences.

The Nebraska Tourism Commission recently released their statewide strategic plan to grow and promote tourism.

The Omaha Convention and Visitors Bureau wants to hear what places are most popular with residents and tourists.

Through the end of this month, the CVB is accepting videos for what’s called the “Welcome to the Weekend” campaign. Spokeswoman Deb Ward says the goal is to get the community involved in promoting Omaha’s attractions.

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Economic development and eco-tourism are the focus of a conference next Friday in Nebraska.

Governor Dave Heineman announced Monday he’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's also a chance for the three Governors to discuss economic development, water use, and what each state can learn from the other.