Department of Travel and Tourism
Equestrian Games Bus Blitz Coming to Western Kentucky
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Representatives of the Kentucky Department of Travel & Tourism, Alltech and the FEI World Equestrian Games will be touring 19 cities in western and central Kentucky during the week of June 21 - 25 to raise awareness of this world-class sporting event to be held at the Kentucky Horse Park Sept. 25 - Oct. 10, 2010.
Face-to-face interviews will be arranged for all interested media. Staff will also be meeting with the general public in parks, stores and restaurants to build excitement for the equestrian games and The Kentucky Experience, an Epcot-like exhibition of Kentucky culture to be held in conjunction with the games at the Horse Park.
The bus tour will stop in Horse Cave, Bowling Green and Hopkinsville on June 21; Cadiz, Hardin, Murray, Mayfield and Paducah on June 22; Princeton, Dawson Springs, Madisonville and Henderson on June 23; Owensboro, Greenville, Rosine and Leitchfield on June 24; and Radcliff, Hodgenville and Bardstown on June 25.
For more information about the schedule and to arrange interviews, call the Kentucky Dept. of Travel & Tourism at 502-564-4930. For information about the World Equestrian Games and The Kentucky Experience visit www.kytourism.com and www.thekentuckyexperience.com.
The Kentucky Department of Travel and Tourism is an agency within the Tourism, Arts & Heritage Cabinet, which promotes the Commonwealth as a travel destination. Tourism in Kentucky has an economic impact of nearly $11 billion, employs more than 176,000 people and generates $1 billion in taxes.