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MDT Presents Annual Report at 6 p.m. Today

The Missouri Division of Tourism will present its annual report to the House Special Committee on Tourism at 5 p.m. today. To access the hearing, go to, scroll down to the 6 p.m. time slot and click the + symbol next to the Special Committee on Tourism. The Live Feed link is in red

Fall Ad Campaign Underway

The CVB is conducting a fall advertising campaign designed to encourage travel to Springfield and emphasizing safety measures visitors should take to remain healthy. The theme of the campaign is “Give Yourself a Weekend” and shows people safely participating in activities to assist in normalizing wearing a mask to prevent virus spread. The multi-channel campaign

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Free Tourism Webinars Available Thanks to Missouri Division of Tourism

The Missouri Division of Tourism has teamed up with eLearningU to bring you free tourism marketing webinars. You’ll have free access to more than 350 hours of recorded tourism marketing courses and live tourism marketing webinars every Thursday. To access recorded webinars, go to this site, sign up and get a username and password. Once

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Deadline Nears to Submit Free Listings for Missouri Travel Guide

Pre-production is well underway for the 2021 Official Missouri Travel Guide published annually by the Missouri Division of Tourism. The deadline for updating or adding free listings is June 26 and the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau is encouraging local businesses to participate so the area is represented well. Please access your account at and update

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Strategies for Tourism Communities During COVID-19

Stephen Foutes, Director of the Missouri Division of Tourism, will share strategies to help communities with tourism economies navigate this challenging time. What is the division doing to help tourism during this time? What can communities with tourism industries do to protect both residents and visitors? What are communities doing to adapt and mitigate the

Free Listings Available in Missouri Travel Guide

The Missouri Division of Tourism is beginning to put together the 2021 Official Missouri Travel Guide and that means it’s time for area businesses to update their free listings. Please access (or create) your account at and update your listing by June 12. Keep in mind that you may have multiple listings that will

Missouri Division of Tourism Offers SMARInsights Webinar

Please join your Missouri tourism industry colleagues from around the state for an update from the Missouri Division of Tourism (MDT) and a presentation on consumer-sentiment and messaging research from SMARInsights at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, April 27, 2020. Tourism Director Stephen Foutes and MDT staff will give an overview of the Division’s plans for