The Paducah McCracken County Convention & Visitors Bureau was recognized for Excellence in Marketing at the Kentucky Tourism Industry's annual conference on October 18 of this year in Lexington, Kentucky. The Kentucky Travel Industry Association's (KTIA) annual Traverse Award for Excellence in Marketing awarded the Paducah Visitors Bureau "First Place Winner for New Website" ( The website gained further recognition by one of the three judges as each noted their personal favorite in the Judges Choice awards.

The Kentucky Travel Industry Association unites the Commonwealth's most progressive and innovative travel and tourism-related businesses and organizations and has been and advocate for Kentucky's Travel Industry Since 1980.