Lodging Statistics for April Paint a Grim Picture

The Smith Travel Research Report shows room revenue in Springfield was down 75 percent in April compared to April 2019.

It was even worse in other areas.

Branson was down 82.9 percent, St. Louis was down 83.2 percent, Kansas City was down 83.3 percent and statewide room revenue was down 79.9 percent. In the United States, revenue was down 82.4 percent.

To see these and other statistics, go to the Convention & Visitors Bureau’s Public Reporting Dashboard.

Tracy Kimberlin is the President & CEO of the Springfield, Missouri, Convention & Visitors Bureau