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Governor announces Missouri tourism destinations program

July 16, 2020

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 Organization program will be …

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 …

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 …