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Wonders of Wildlife Grows with Addition of Bass Fishing Hall of Fame

The Bass Fishing Hall of Fame will open to the public as a key feature inside Wonders of Wildlife – the largest, most immersive fish and wildlife attraction in the world – when it celebrates its grand opening on Sept. 21. The Bass Fishing Hall of Fame showcases the sport’s icons and individuals who further […]
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June 2017 Issues & Info

This month you'll learn about groups coming to Springfield, including a couple big ones - a Premier Baseball tournament and Jehovah's Witnesses convention; an upcoming telemarketing blitz and 2018 advertising opportunities.
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May 2017 Issues & Info

The CVB has plenty of news to share with you this month, including staff changes, how to register for a workshop, upcoming conventions and sports events and more!
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April 2017 Issues & Info

This month’s issue of Issues & Info has lots of information for you about the local travel and tourism industry. Read about groups coming to the city, a legislative update, a major highway construction project and more. Here are recent stories you’ll want to check out:
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March 2017 Issues & Info

In the March issue of Issues & Info you’ll read about Lt. Gov. Mike Parson’s visit to Springfield, a group that needs judges for a student conference, record-breaking statistics and more.
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February 2017 Issues & Info

The annual Salute to Travel & Tourism is in just a few days! Do you have your tickets yet? Also, registration is open for Capitol Days for Tourism and the airport reported a record-breaking year in 2016. You’ll find that and more in this month’s issue of Issues & Info. Here’s what you may have missed […]
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SGF Reports Another Record-Breaking Year

A record number of passengers – more than 950,000 – flew in and out of the city using Springfield-Branson National Airport in 2016. That’s up 4.3% from 2015, the previous record year. The airport saw growth in 2016 in other important measurements including the number of scheduled flights were up 10%, available airline seats were […]
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Allegiant Announces New Nonstop Destination from Springfield

Allegiant announced new nonstop service to Destin/Fort Walton Beach, Florida, from Springfield. To celebrate, the company is offering one-way fares on the new routes for as low as $59.* The new seasonal flights begin May 25 and will operate twice weekly between Springfield-Branson National Airport (SGF) and Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS). The flights will […]
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January 2017 Issues & Info

December was a busy month at the Convention & Visitors Bureau. We’re planning the Salute to Travel & Tourism awards banquet, hosting and booking groups, working with media and legislators and more. Learn all about it in this month’s issue of Issues & Info.
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December 2016 Issues & Info

A training session is scheduled for CVB partners, we’re accepting nominations for travel and tourism awards, staff changes have taken place, the statistics are looking good and more news is what you’ll find in this edition of Issues & Info. Check out the stories below: CVB Offers Training Sessions for Partners Jan. 5 Deadline Near […]
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