Kentucky Bourbon Trail http://wkms.org en Kentucky Bourbon Trail Sees Record Number of Visitors in 2013 http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-bourbon-trail-sees-record-number-visitors-2013 <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Kentucky’s bourbon distillers are celebrating a record number of visitors in 2013.</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">The eight facilities that make up the Kentucky Bourbon Trail saw a 12 percent jump in visits last year, with nearly 572,000 visitors touring facilities such as Four Roses, &nbsp;Maker’s Mark, and the recently-opened Evan Williams Bourbon Experience in downtown Louisville.</p><p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 18:49:29 +0000 Kevin Willis (WKYU) 38229 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Bourbon Trail Sees Record Number of Visitors in 2013 Tourism Up More Than 4 Percent From 2011 http://wkms.org/post/tourism-more-4-percent-2011 <p>A new report says the economic impact of tourism in Kentucky grew again last year.</p><p>The study reports a $12 billion impact for tourism last year. That's up about 4.5 percent from the previous year. In addition, the report credits tourism for 174,000 jobs and $2.7 billion in wages.</p><p> Mon, 06 May 2013 21:27:01 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 31473 at http://wkms.org Tourism Up More Than 4 Percent From 2011