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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.

PRESS RELEASE July 16, 2020

Governor announces program to assist Missouri tourism destinations

Jefferson City, Mo. – Gov. Mike Parson today announced $15 million in CARES Act funds will be designated for destination marketing organizations (DMOs) in response to the …

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IN THE NEWS July 13, 2020

Show Me Strong Pledge

Thank you for your interest in the tourism/hospitality section of the Show Me Strong Pledge. This program has been implemented to …

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IN THE NEWS June 24, 2020

Three new members appointed to Missouri Tourism Commission

Gov. Mike Parson recently appointed three new members to the Missouri Tourism Commission. The appointees are: Jennifer Blair Dowdney, Osage Beach, is a lifelong native of the Lake …

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IN THE NEWS May 4, 2020

New Industry Guidelines - Travel in the New Normal

As businesses across the state begin reopening, the guidelines outlined in Governor Parson's Show Me Strong Recovery Plan and the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) order should be …

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IN THE NEWS April 30, 2020

Show-Me Strong COVID-19 Economic Recovery Information

As Missouri works toward economic recovery from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, you can find the most up-to-date information and guidance at …

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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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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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