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Travel Index Shows Kansas’ Fluctuating Road Travel Statistics

April 10, 2020

Arrivalist’s Daily Travel Index measures consumer road trips of 50 miles or more in all 50 U.S. states, with the data drawn from a panel of GPS signals representing road trips taken by car.  Arrivalist uses the following parameters to illustrate how road travel has increased or increased daily, weekly, and monthly. Daily Travel Index: A […]

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All Initial Hospitality Industry Relief Emergency (HIRE) Funds Allocated in Kansas

April 10, 2020

  The Hospitality Industry Relief Emergency (HIRE) Fund was to provide bridge loans for the state’s hospitality sector during the COVID-19 crisis, but the Kansas Department of Commerce announced that all their initial funds have been distributed until new resources become available. Hospitality-related businesses can still fill out a form to share how COVID-19 has […]

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Downtown Hays “Stronger Than Ever” Community Relief Program is Near Funding Goal

April 7, 2020

Downtown Hays has almost raised its funding goal through the “Stronger Than Ever” community relief program. So far, $43,500/$50,000 has been generated from the purchase of $25 dollar gift cards that support establishments downtown. From restaurants, to salons, retail stores, and media kiosks, be sure to purchase a $25 gift card to support a local […]

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Top Hotel CEOs Meet with President Trump to Keep Hotels From Shuttering

March 23, 2020

Leading hotel CEOs met with the White House to discuss urgent economic recovery solutions needed to protect millions of U.S. hotel employees and 33,000 small businesses as travel grinds to a virtual halt across the country.  From Main Street to major cities across the country, hotels everywhere are on the verge of shutting their doors […]

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The 2020 Professional Education Conference is Postponed

March 17, 2020

The MPI Kansas City Chapter has postponed the 2020 Professional Education Conference that was to be on April 16th at the Loews Kansas City Hotel.  This event is now going to take place around October. Please refer to MEET Kansas for future updates and stay healthy, sanitary, and safe. MK  

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The Oh Manhattan! Roadshow Reception is Postponed

March 16, 2020

Due to health and safety concerns related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Visit Manhattan team has decided to postpone the Oh Manhattan! Roadshow Event on March 26 at K-State Olathe until further notice. Please refer to MEET Kansas for future updates and stay healthy, sanitary, and safe. MK  

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New Topgolf Facility Announced for Wichita

March 10, 2020

  Topgolf Entertainment Group is planning to open a location in Wichita, KS. Topgolf Wichita would be the brand’s second venue in Kansas and feature an open-concept, single-floor design with community-focused entertainment. Topgolf Wichita will include signature games powered by Toptracer ball-tracing technology and climate-controlled hitting bays. Beyond the tee-line, the location will include the […]

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Report Shows Cannabis Regulations for the Kansas Workplace

March 3, 2020

Cannabis regulations vastly differ from state to state. According to the Wilson Elser Comparative Law Review on Cannabis in the Workplace, some states, such as Nevada, have a clear-cut policy, and other states, such as Alabama, have underdeveloped regulations.  to learn about the cannabis laws for employment in Kansas. Employee Drug Tests and […]

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777… Meet Me in the Casino

January 22, 2020

  How to Make Your Business Meeting At the Casino Pay Off By Astrid Zeppenfeld Businesses are always looking for new, innovative ways to create enjoyable special events and meetings for attendees. So what better way to combine business with pleasure than to offer the fun atmosphere of a casino during your next conference? And […]

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Meet Over Eats: Private Dining in the Little Apple

January 22, 2020

By Olivia Orman Manhattan, Kansas, commonly known as The Little Apple, has many unique venues that appeal to corporations who want to add a special touch to their company gatherings.  On top of Manhattan’s larger, conventionally-used meeting spaces, this city is abundant in private dining facilities that can double as business settings.  These Little Apple […]

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