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Roseann Bentley Receives CVB Pinnacle Award

The Convention & Visitors Bureau presented awards to travel industry individuals and organizations at the Salute to Travel & Tourism awards banquet and CVB annual meeting Thursday night. Roseann Bentley was presented with the Pinnacle Award, honoring individuals who have been active in the travel industry for many years and have made substantial contributions to […]
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Springfield’s Travel Industry Broke Records in 2016

Springfield’s lodging industry broke records in 2016, the Convention & Visitors Bureau will announce during its annual meeting and awards banquet tonight. Visitors spent more than $106 million at the city’s hotels in 2016, a 5.8 percent increase over the previous record in 2015. The number of hotel rooms rented topped out at 1.3 million, […]
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Salute to Travel & Tourism Set for Feb. 16

Tickets for the annual Salute to Travel & Tourism awards banquet are going fast so don’t delay if you’re planning to go! The banquet begins with a reception at 6 p.m. followed by dinner and a program at 7 p.m. The Convention & Visitors Bureau staff will present information about the past year and upcoming […]
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Register Now for Capitol Days for Tourism

The state’s hospitality industry is encouraged to participate in the annual “Capitol Days for Tourism” event Feb. 22-23 at the Capitol Building in Jefferson City. The event organized by the Missouri Travel Council is an opportunity to inform state legislators about the importance of tourism funding and express appreciation for their support. There has never […]
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Tickets on Sale for Salute to Travel & Tourism Awards Banquet

The Convention & Visitors Bureau today announced the recipients of four of its Salute to Travel & Tourism awards and will announce its Pinnacle Award honoree at a banquet Feb. 16. The Hospitality Award will be presented to Hotel Vandivort. This award is presented to an attraction, lodging facility or restaurant which demonstrates outstanding hospitality […]
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Happy Holidays!

Happy holidays from the CVB staff to you! We hope you had a good year and wish you happiness and prosperity in 2017.
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Facts & Stats About Springfield Visitors January-November 2016

The CVB’s website has surpassed its record number of unique visitors in a year, inquiries are up and the number of people who have stopped by the bureau’s visitor information centers is up. All in all, the numbers are looking good for 2016 and the year will end on a high note. Check out the […]
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Save the Date!

Get your tickets now for the 2017 Salute to Travel & Tourism that begins at 6 p.m. Feb. 16 in the Paradise Ballroom at the Ramada Oasis Hotel. Along with presenting awards to deserving individuals and businesses, the tropical-themed event promises to be a fun-filled night for all. The evening also includes a program celebrating […]
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Plan to Attend Salute to Missouri Legislators

Members of the local tourism industry are encouraged to join the Springfield Metro Partnership for the 2017 Salute to Missouri Legislators reception set for 4:30-6:30 p.m. Jan. 25 at Capitol Plaza Hotel in Jefferson City. The reception is an opportunity to network with your peers from Springfield and lawmakers at the beginning of the legislative […]
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