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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 the leader of Explore St. Louis, the city's convention and visitors bureau, since 2006.

The Hall of Fame award was started in 2014 during the 100th anniversary of Destinations International to recognize individuals who have changed the future of destination marketing for the better and made significant contributions to the advancement of the tourism industry.

Destinations International is the world's largest resource for destination marketing organizations, convention and visitors bureaus, and tourism boards. The organization has 4,700 members and partners from nearly 600 destinations in 15 countries.

Posted On: July 24, 2019