As expected, the most recent hotel statistics paint a dismal picture of the city’s hospitality industry. Here are the statistics from Smith Travel Research for March 22-28 compared to the same period last year: Occupancy – Down 63.2% to 25.5% Average Daily Rate – Down 27.9% to $64.11 Revenue Per Available Room – Down 73.5%
The city’s hospitality industry is taking a huge hit during the pandemic and it’s only going to get worse when stay at home orders go into effect at midnight tonight in Greene County and Springfield. Many other communities have issued or soon will implement similar orders, including Christian County and Branson, further affecting travel in
The Convention & Visitors Bureau staff is closely watching the impact of the COVID-19 virus on local businesses and we want to assure you we’re not sitting idly by. It was impractical to continue with marketing campaigns that began earlier this year or were scheduled to begin soon so we have canceled and postponed ad
The travel industry is getting hit hard by the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic. The CVB is working to keep up with the rapidly changing situation and its local impact. Please rest assured we will be developing marketing programs to help spur travel again when the crisis is over. In the meantime, here’s news that
February was a busy month for the Convention & Visitors Bureau!
The CVB staff is gearing up for the 2020 travel season and it’s looking as if it will be busy! A lot of groups are coming to the city, legislative activities are underway and more is happening. Check out the headlines below for news and information about what’s happening in the local travel industry this
Things slow down just a little at the CVB in December, but not much! We’re working on our 2020 travel and tourism awards, hosting journalists and more. Check it out at Issues & Info, a newsletter produced by the Convention & Visitors Bureau, a nonprofit organization dedicated to growing the local economy through growth in travel and tourism.
We’re accepting nominations, have new partners on board, hired a new staff member and are welcoming groups to the city. Check it out on Issues & Info, the online newsletter of the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Cooler weather is finally here but that doesn’t mean things are cooling off at the Convention & Visitors Bureau. Learn about what we’ve been doing and other news you need to know about the travel and tourism industry with the stories below. Missouri Tourism Award Recipients Include Springfield’s Jeff Houghton Registration Continues for Travel Alliance
As fall approaches, temperatures will cool but that doesn’t mean the pace slows down in the tourism industry. The CVB is selling ads for the 2020 Visitors Guide, big groups are coming to the city and a lot of other activity is underway. Check it out in the September issue of Issues & Info. CVB