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Missouri Division of Tourism

Welcome to the Missouri Division of Tourism industry portal, your resource for the latest news and media information.

IN THE NEWS April 3, 2020

COVID-19 Tourism Industry Resources

The following resources provide information related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Destination Marketing Organizations CARES Act and SBA Disaster Loan Resources …

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PRESS RELEASE March 23, 2020

Small Business Administration approves disaster declaration for Missouri

The U.S. Small Business Administration has approved Missouri's request for assistance through the federal agency's disaster loan program. This move makes low interest disaster loans available to …

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PRESS RELEASE March 3, 2020

Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe selected vice chairman of Missouri Tourism Commission

The Missouri Tourism Commission, meeting in Jefferson City this week, selected Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe to serve as vice chairman of the commission. "Lt. Gov. Kehoe has been …

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PRESS RELEASE February 21, 2020

Missouri Tourism Commission announces new director

The Missouri Tourism Commission named Stephen Foutes director for the Missouri Division of Tourism Feb. 19. "Tourism is a vital sector within Missouri's economy," Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe …

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PRESS RELEASE November 12, 2019

Missouri celebrates the holidays with signature events and attractions

Twinkling lights, historic sites, special tours and seasonal treats make Missouri a memorable place to enjoy the holidays. Communities across the state are ready to celebrate with …

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PRESS RELEASE October 4, 2019

State tourism awards presented at annual conference

A star-powered marketing campaign, a Halloween celebration that digs deep into the past and a TV talk show that proudly calls Missouri home were among the award winners at …

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WATCH: Tourism Works for Missouri's Economy

Missouri welcomed 42 million visitors in fiscal year 2018. Those visitors and the jobs created by the tourism industry generated an economic impact of $17.2 billion. This video produced by the Missouri Division of Tourism shows how our state's tourism industry supports communities large and small, and contributes to Missouri's economic well-being.

INTERACTIVE CALCULATOR: Economic Impact by County

Use our Tourism Works County Calculator to see how each county contributes to the overall impact of tourism in the state. The calculator shows results in terms of revenue and jobs.

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