UK sends the most overseas travelers to Kentucky
FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 12, 2015) — Gov. Steve Beshear and First Lady Jane Beshear will visit England next week to meet with British travel operators and media representatives to promote tourism in Kentucky.
Representatives of the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet and convention and visitor bureaus in Louisville, Lexington and Northern Kentucky also will be on the trip.
“The United Kingdom sends the most overseas travelers to Kentucky and we want to help that market grow,” said Bob Stewart, Secretary of the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet.
Kentucky tourism is a $13 billion industry.