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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 …

New Industry Guidelines - Travel in the New Normal

May 4, 2020

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 considered, as well as any requirements …

Show-Me Strong COVID-19 Economic Recovery Information

April 30, 2020

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 …

COVID-19 Tourism Industry Resources

April 3, 2020

The following resources provide information related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Destination Marketing Organizations CARES Act and SBA Disaster Loan Resources Information about CARES Act eligibility and funding …

Small Business Administration approves disaster declaration for Missouri

March 23, 2020

The U.S. Small Business Administration has approved Missouri's request for assistance through the federal agency's disaster loan program. This move makes low interest disaster loans available to small businesses and private non-profits severely …