Omaha Goes to the Final Four

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 4:00 PM by Tracie McPherson

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Tracie McPherson
Visit Omaha
Director of Communications
402-444-3607
tmcpherson@visitomaha.com

OMAHA, NE. March 26 – Visit Omaha is going to the NCAA® Final Four® by train...actually, two trains. As part of its 2019 “52 Weekends” advertising campaign promoting Omaha as a year-round destination, Visit Omaha once again wrapped the Minneapolis Metro Blue Line and partially wrapped the Metro Green Line with train-sized invitations to plan a weekend getaway to Omaha. In 2018, Visit Omaha wrapped one of the trains to take advantage of

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OMA Tourism Awards
Tracie McPherson
Visit Omaha
Director of Communications
(402) 444-3607
tmcpherson@visitomaha.com


OMAHA, NE. March 27, 2019 – The President and CEO of Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium, Dennis Pate, has been named the 2019 “Tourism Hero of the Year” by the Omaha Metropolitan area (OMA) Tourism Awards organization. Pate will be presented with the award during the Third Annual OMA Tourism Awards celebration on May 8, 11:30 AM at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, IA.

Pate was selected as this year’s “Tourism Hero” because

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium®
Offers Three New Behind-the-Scenes Experiences

Omaha, Neb. (March 15, 2019) – Registration is now open for three additional behind-the-scenes experiences at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium.

Giraffe Backstage Pass
Meet the Zoo’s herd of reticulated giraffes as you tour exclusive behind-the-scenes areas in the Syd and Betty Cate Family Giraffe Herd Rooms. This experience will be offered on the second and fourth
Tuesday beginning April through September from 1 to 2 p.m. Cost is $45 for Zoo members and

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