Beautifying Kingman

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21 Jun 2023

News, Client Feature Article, Tourism

This article originally appeared on and was written for Kingman, AZ Economic Development by Golden Shovel Agency.

Tourism is an economic force with the potential to significantly increase economic growth and workforce stability. Art tourism has been around for centuries, though not highly publicized. However, with the explosion of social media, camera phones, and digital photos, art tourism is in demand. Road trips, directly and indirectly, contribute to the rise in art tourism because of the pandemic. From baby boomers to millennials, the desire to photo-document visits with landmark or artsy backgrounds is just as crucial to the aesthetic as it is to the memories. 

Programs Boosting Art Tourism

Kingman is the number one location on Route 66 for global tourists. Having access to 34 million people within a day's drive, Kingman is also a choice location for companies moving to Arizona, tourists vacationing, and visitors driving through. 

As Kingman’s tourist and visitor traffic increases, an art tourism movement was created to beautify Kingman with the Murals Incentive and Façade Improvement programs.

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