Tracy Kimberlin

Industry Update from CVB President/CEO Tracy Kimberlin

Hotel statistics continue to be well below normal as stay-at-home orders remain in place around the country. For April 19-25, hotel occupancy was down 65.9 percent, average daily rate was down 34.4 percent, demand was down 65.2 percent and revenue was down 77.1 percent compared to the same period last year. Recovery won’t be anytime

CVB Monitoring Impact of COVID-19 on Travel

The Convention & Visitors Bureau staff is closely monitoring the spread of the COVID-19 and its impact on the travel and tourism industry. To date, no cases of the virus have been reported in Missouri. The CVB is following recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention when it comes to travel and healthy