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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 …

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 …