City Council Limits Public Gatherings to 50 People for 30 Days

The Springfield City Council approved an ordinance March 16 limiting public gatherings for 30 days, following the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Here’s the ordinance: A special ordinance prohibiting any public gathering of 50 or more persons except for educational institutions, daycare facilities, and business operations in the corporate limits of

Virus Impact on Travel Survey Results Available

Results of a survey conducted by the Destinations International Foundation and MMGY Travel Intelligence are now available. The organizations are polling destination management organizations in North America to measure the impact of coronavirus and actions being taken within the tourism industry as a result of the COVID-19 disease outbreak. Survey results indicate most expect a negative impact on their

National Research on Virus Impact on the Travel Industry Available Next Week

The Destinations International Foundation and MMGY Travel Intelligence are polling destination management organizations in North America to measure the impact of coronavirus and actions being taken within the tourism industry as a result of the COVID-19 disease outbreak. Beginning next week, results of the study will be posted here. Check back every other week to see

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