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Register for 3.12.21 Stakeholder Update

February 26, 2021

The Missouri Division of Tourism will host a virtual meeting to discuss the significant impact of tourism in our communities and provide an update on how the division is working to promote Missouri as a …

Plan Your Next Adventure with the 2021 Missouri Travel Guide

February 26, 2021

Discover Destinations and Attractions Available in the Show-Me State JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Feb. 25, 2021) — Road trips, museums, hikes and everything in between are waiting for visitors in the Show-Me State. With the 2021 Official …

Governor announces program to assist Missouri tourism destinations

July 16, 2020

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 COVID-19 health emergency. The Show Me Strong Destination Marketing …

Show Me Strong Pledge

July 13, 2020

Thank you for your interest in the tourism/hospitality section of the Show Me Strong Pledge. This program has been implemented to provide businesses with guidelines that will bolster consumer confidence and assist in reopening and …

Three new members appointed to Missouri Tourism Commission

June 24, 2020

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 of the Ozarks area and has served as …