Department of Travel and Tourism

Less than a year away now from a total solar eclipse expected to draw thousands of tourists to western Kentucky, the Kentucky Department of Travel and Tourism has launched a website for the event.

A new guide and smartphone app is now available to help people pinpoint Kentucky tourism hot spots. The Travel and Tourism Department has made its 2013 Kentucky Official Visitor’s Guide available at welcome centers throughout the state, and the Kentucky Historical Society has released its latest installment of its free smartphone app Explore Kentucky History guiding people through historical markers all over the Commonwealth.

It seems Kentucky’s interested in hosting a professional women’s golf tournament and the LPGA is interested in coming to Kentucky.

Kentucky’s new Department of Travel and Tourism Commissioner is charged with expanding tourism by while landing new attractions.