Articles tagged “missouri”

The NAACP’s Travel Advisory Is Having an Impact on Meetings in St. Louis

The NAACP’s Travel Advisory Is Having an Impact on Meetings in St. Louis

Jim Salter, Associated Press

As we've seen in other cities and states, local economies will suffer when the government doesn't make the effort to ensure that all are not only welcome, but that they feel safe, and know they'll be treated equally and fairly.

1 year ago

Travel Advisory for Missouri Leaves NAACP and Local Chapter at Odds

Travel Advisory for Missouri Leaves NAACP and Local Chapter at Odds

Summer Ballentin, Associated Press

If we've learned anything from other states with similar discrimination bills it's that local economies suffer and many events and conventions pull out in favor of more welcoming and inclusive destinations.

1 year ago

The U.S. States Seeing Largest Increases to Their Tourism Budgets

The U.S. States Seeing Largest Increases to Their Tourism Budgets

Dan Peltier, Skift

The most visited states such as Florida, California, and New York still have the largest budgets but some of the states seeing their budgets receive the highest percent increases aren't iconic American destinations.

3 years ago

This Kansas City Is Not In Kansas and It Gets No Global Love

This Kansas City Is Not In Kansas and It Gets No Global Love

Lewis W. Diuguid , Kansas City Star

Cities like Kansas City, Missouri are, oddly, the future of tourism in the U.S. as people turn away from the bland-ness of marquee cities towards locations that add a bit of, well, local flavor.

5 years ago

Missouri Is Taking Extraordinary Measures to Woo Boeing Plant

David A. Lieb, Associated Press

There is intense competition to land the new Boeing plant because success means tax revenues and jobs. Boeing is in the catbird's seat on this one.

5 years ago

5 years ago

How one arena in a mid-size U.S. city drove a five-year tourism boost

Kevin Collinson, The Kansas City Star

Large events held at the Sprint Center for the past five years have undoubtedly driven visitors downtown, but any self-reported study contains carefully selected statistics that may skew the bigger picture.

6 years ago