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Missouri Division of Tourism

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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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PRESS RELEASE August 30, 2019

Fall brings flurry of festivals, new attractions to Missouri

There's more than cooler temperatures and colorful foliage coming to Missouri this fall. Hundreds of events will celebrate the season with food and drink, local culture, living …

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IN THE NEWS July 24, 2019

Explore St. Louis leader inducted into Destinations International Hall of Fame

Kitty Ratcliffe, president of Explore St. Louis, was inducted into the Destinations International Hall of Fame during the organization's annual conference July 23-25 in St. Louis. Ratcliffe has served as …

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PRESS RELEASE May 30, 2019

Summer in Missouri is a feast for the senses

The scent of barbecue and freshly baked bread, the sounds of bluegrass, jazz and blues, and the sight of fireworks lighting up the night sky – these …

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IN THE NEWS May 7, 2019

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. May 5-11, …

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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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