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Human Resources Manager joins Visit KC team

Human Resources Manager joins Visit KC team

May 18, 2017
KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Visit KC, the region’s leading hospitality and tourism organization, is pleased to announce the recent addition of Melissa Walker as human resources manager. Walker brings more than 20 years of progressive human resources experience to...
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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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Visit KC expands with new National Account Manager

Visit KC expands with new National Account Manager

March 08, 2017
KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Visit KC, Kansas City’s tourism and hospitality organization, is pleased to announce the recent hire of Andre Walker as national account manager. Walker, who will be based in Washington, D.C., brings more than 20 years of hospitality...
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Visit KC launches Spark, A Destination Management Company

Visit KC launches Spark, A Destination Management Company

March 01, 2017
KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Visit KC, the region’s leading hospitality and tourism organization, announces today the formation of a new entity: Spark, A Destination Management Company. Initially unveiled at Visit KC’s Annual Meeting on Feb. 9, the new business...
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KC celebrates African-American History Month

KC celebrates African-American History Month

February 01, 2017
Kansas City, Mo. — Black History Month is a national celebration that recognizes the achievements and countless contributions of African-Americans throughout the history of the United States. Locally, this celebration pays tribute to African-Americans...
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Toni Alexander
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816-691-3848
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