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The Kansas Tourism Conference is Taking Place this October

June 18, 2021

The Kansas Tourism Conference is a highlight each year with inspiring speakers and networking opportunities. Both sponsors and attendees, alike, enjoy interacting with hotels, attractions, CVBs, and dining and retail establishments from across Kansas!  This event will take place October 18-20 at the Liberal Conference Center. Agenda Monday, October 18 (Tentative Schedule) 12:00pm – 5:00pm […]

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Let’s Meet There Whitepaper Shows Scientific Evidence for Safe Face-to-Face Events

June 18, 2021

Nine months ago, The U.S. Travel Association launched the Let’s Meet There campaign to encourage Americans to consider making plans for travel.  This association held a press conference earlier this week that shared scientifically-backed evidence that it is safe to meet face-to-face and conduct professional meetings and events (PMEs). This report examines mitigation and risk […]

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GBTA Calls for Action as World Leaders Meet at G7 Summit

June 18, 2021

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) is calling for world leaders of the G7 countries to lead conversations for a seamless return of international travel to boost the global economic recovery. Aviation and business travel are critical factors in the success of the global economy and international relations. As we emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic, […]

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Hotel Performance Reaches Pandemic-era Highs

June 18, 2021

U.S. weekly hotel performance remained relatively flat from the previous week but still reached pandemic-era highs, according to STR‘s latest data through 5 June. 30 May through 5 June 2021 (percentage change from comparable week in 2019*): Occupancy: 61.9% (-14.0%) Average daily rate (ADR): US$123.49 (-6.7%) Revenue per available room (RevPAR): US$76.44 (-19.7%) Each of […]

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Sternberg Museum 360° Virtual Tour

May 28, 2021

The Sternberg Museum of Natural History is home to amazing collections of fossils, research specimens, and live animals. Visitors will learn about the creatures that inhabited the Great Plains millions of years ago. The museum’s talented staff members offer learning experiences for all ages that include activities for pre-schoolers as well as high school science […]

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Pharmacy ‘Vending Machines’ are Making their Way to Hotels

May 21, 2021

When your group is checking into a hotel for your next meeting or event, keep an eye out for a new convenience that is becoming more prevalent in lobby areas.  Pharmacy ‘vending machines’ contain essential hygiene and travel products such as shampoo, toothbrushes and toothpaste, common medications, and deodorant; thus providing a new one-stop-shop for […]

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Survey Shows an Increase Meeting Planners Facilitating Face-to-Face Events

May 7, 2021

i-Meet and EproDirect recently released its week 53 survey results, showing how meeting planners are increasingly bringing back their group’s face-to-face events.  i-Meet’s Planner Confidence Index is based on a weekly survey that records the evolving opinions of meeting professionals on when they expect to resume F2F events.  The survey began the first week of […]

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Hotel Occupancy Goes Down by -2.6% Second Week of April

April 23, 2021

U.S. weekly hotel occupancy fell 2.6 percentage points from the previous week, according to STR‘s latest data through 17 April. 11-17 April 2021: Occupancy: 57.3% Average daily rate (ADR): US$107.16 Revenue per available room (RevPAR): US$61.37 Following the end of spring break, weekly demand fell back below the 22 million mark, and occupancy dipped to […]

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Kansas City, KS Venue Spotlight: Legends Club at Field of Legends

April 15, 2021

The Legends Club is located inside Field of Legends Baseball Park, the new home of the Kansas City Monarchs. Field of Legends is located near Legends Outlets, Kansas City’s premier outdoor shopping and entertainment destination. This newly renovated space currently seats 80 people with furniture during game days. Legends Club is available for private events […]

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