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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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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 adds new National Sales Manager

Visit KC adds new National Sales Manager

January 26, 2017
KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Continuing the growth and expansion of Kansas City’s outreach, Visit KC is pleased to announce the recent hire of Lauren McKee as national sales manager. McKee brings hotel sales and event coordination experience to the team. Her first...
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Accounting Manager joins Visit KC team

Accounting Manager joins Visit KC team

January 05, 2017
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Visit KC, the region’s leading hospitality and tourism organization, is pleased to announce the recent addition of Brandy Burch as accounting manager. Burch brings nearly 18 years of accounting, finance and human resources experience to...
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KC Visitors’ Choice Awards marks 10th anniversary

KC Visitors’ Choice Awards marks 10th anniversary

October 11, 2016
KANSAS CITY, MO. – The KC Visitors’ Choice Awards commemorated its 10th anniversary with more than 200 people at a reception Tuesday evening. Visit KC announced winners in 28 categories during the event at Boulevard Brewing Co., including the top jazz...
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Visit KC Adds New Community Engagement Manager

Visit KC Adds New Community Engagement Manager

August 29, 2016
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Visit KC, the region’s leading hospitality and tourism organization, is pleased to announce the recent addition of Ashley Patton as community engagement manager. Patton’s first day was Aug. 8. As community engagement manager, Patton...
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Visit KC Expands with New Sales Manager

Visit KC Expands with New Sales Manager

July 26, 2016
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Expanding the geographic footprint of its promotion of Kansas City, Visit KC, the region’s leading hospitality and tourism organization, is pleased to announce the recent addition of Francis Darko as sales manager. Darko’s hire...
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Derek Klaus
National & Convention Media:
Derek Klaus
Director of Communications
816-691-3849
dklaus@visitkc.com | Twitter | LinkedIn
Toni Alexander
Regional & KC Media:
Toni Alexander
Communications Manager
816-691-3848
talexander@visitkc.com | LinkedIn
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