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Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe selected vice chairman of Missouri Tourism Commission

March 3, 2020

The Missouri Tourism Commission, meeting in Jefferson City this week, selected Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe to serve as vice chairman of the commission. "Lt. Gov. Kehoe has been a vital member of the tourism commission, and …

Missouri Tourism Commission announces new director

February 21, 2020

The Missouri Tourism Commission named Stephen Foutes director for the Missouri Division of Tourism Feb. 19. "Tourism is a vital sector within Missouri's economy," Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe said. "It fuels jobs in communities all across …

Missouri celebrates the holidays with signature events and attractions

November 12, 2019

Twinkling lights, historic sites, special tours and seasonal treats make Missouri a memorable place to enjoy the holidays. Communities across the state are ready to celebrate with a variety of events and attractions. Northeast: Hermann's German …

State tourism awards presented at annual conference

October 4, 2019

A star-powered marketing campaign, a Halloween celebration that digs deep into the past and a TV talk show that proudly calls Missouri home were among the award winners at the annual Governor's Conference on Tourism Oct. 8-10 in …

Fall brings flurry of festivals, new attractions to Missouri

August 30, 2019

There's more than cooler temperatures and colorful foliage coming to Missouri this fall. Hundreds of events will celebrate the season with food and drink, local culture, living history and live entertainment. Popular festivals – plus …