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Missouri Division of Tourism

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, 2019, marks the 36th annual National Travel and Tourism Week, which unites communities across the country to celebrate how travel matters to American jobs, economic growth and personal well-being.

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.