The Arizona State Tourist Board has invited pitches from British PR
companies, to handle its consumer promotions.
The western territory currently retains McCluskey and Associates for its
UK promotions. However, it is legally required to review the arrangement
every four years, and is therefore inviting pitches from any interested
Tourist Board representative Stacey Pearson explained the formal process
of the review as a way of 'ensuring that tax payers are getting the best
The Tourist Board's brief includes raising awareness of the state and
its tourist attractions, as well as promoting business within its
In addition to vast swathes of desert, Arizona is home to the Grand
Canyon, historical sites relating to native American culture, and a
number of ski resorts.