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Visit KC launches second season of Kansas City Tap Tour

Visit KC launches second season of Kansas City Tap Tour

November 02, 2017
KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Following the success and momentum of the Kansas City Tap Tour, Visit KC announces the second season of the popular program, a self-guided brewery experience that rewards participants for sampling area craft beer. The updated KC Tap...
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KC Film Office increases rebate to productions

KC Film Office increases rebate to productions

October 11, 2017
Kansas City, Mo.—the first and only city in America to enact a local film incentive without having an active state incentive—has increased its rebate to 10 percent. The update, passed by a unanimous City Council vote, becomes effective Nov. 1,...
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Kansas City breaks tourism records

Kansas City breaks tourism records

September 14, 2017
Kansas City, Mo.—According to new research released today, the Kansas City region welcomed 25.2 million visitors in 2016, a new record for the destination. The number of visitors grew 2.1 percent from the previous year, meaning that Kansas City welcomed...
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Visit KC adds business development manager to team

Visit KC adds business development manager to team

June 27, 2017
KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Continuing the growth of its convention sales team, Visit KC—the region’s leading hospitality and tourism organization—is pleased to announce the recent addition of Carlisa Cashman as business development manager. Cashman brings more...
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Visit KC Promotes Two to Director Positions

Visit KC Promotes Two to Director Positions

May 12, 2017
KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Visit KC, Kansas City’s leading hospitality and tourism organization, continues the strategic growth of its management team by announcing two recent staff promotions to its 45-member team.
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Eight large conventions choose KC for future years

Eight large conventions choose KC for future years

May 10, 2017
KANSAS CITY, Mo.— On the heels of the NCAA’s recent award of six sports championships to KC totaling $27 million, Visit KC today announces eight major convention bookings for future years. These groups represent the sports, military, religious,...
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KC celebrates National Travel and Tourism Week

KC celebrates National Travel and Tourism Week

May 05, 2017
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City is joining millions across the country in celebration of National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW), a seven-day campaign that champions hospitality industry professionals and the impactful contributions they make to local...
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Kansas City preps for NCAA fans, festivities

Kansas City preps for NCAA fans, festivities

March 20, 2017
Kansas City, MO—Hosting on average more college basketball games than any other American city each March, Kansas City is no stranger to entertaining basketball fans, making it the perfect destination to host the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Regional,...
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