Mark Rath has been named director of sports for Visit Omaha, the result of his work during the pandemic that saw $124 million worth of sports-event business for the Nebraska city. The tourism bureau also announced promotions for Mattie Scheeter and Matt Heck on its sales team. “The accomplishments of our sales team, especially during a […]Continue Reading
Deborah Ward has been named executive director of Visit Omaha, the official tourism authority for the Nebraska city and surrounding and Douglas County. Ward had served as the bureau’s interim director since July 2020. “During the most challenging year for the tourism and hospitality businesses, Deb managed the OCVB and did a tremendous job,” said […]Continue Reading
This week would have marked the 2020 NCAA Men’s College World Series, a tournament that for years has attracted a large number of visitors to Omaha, Nebraska, the event’s longtime host. But with the NCAA canceling its spring championships, Omaha, like other cities, was left without one of its signature events. Looking ahead to next […]Continue Reading
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