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Loews Kansas City Hotel Officially Opens its Doors

Loews Kansas City Hotel Officially Opens its Doors

June 04, 2020
Loews Hotels & Co, a New York based hospitality company, today opens the Loews Kansas City Hotel. The hotel will debut with 800 guestrooms and 60,000 square feet of meeting and event space, which connects directly to the...
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4 Iconic Foods and Drinks of Kansas City

4 Iconic Foods and Drinks of Kansas City

Meetings Today | May 18, 2020
"Kansas City being nicknamed the Barbecue Capital of the World isn’t just for show. As of early April 2020, Visit KC said that more than 115 local establishments were smoking the city’s signature specialty, from ribs to burnt ends to pulled pork—and even vegan-friendly options."
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‘Stir-Crazy’ Penguins Get Taste Of Culture During ‘Quarantine’ Art Museum Visit

‘Stir-Crazy’ Penguins Get Taste Of Culture During ‘Quarantine’ Art Museum Visit

Huffington Post | May 17, 2020
"In a video capturing the visit, the Humboldt penguins are seen tottering about the halls of the museum, pausing at times to gaze up at the art around them. The museum’s director, Julián Zugazagoitia, quipped in the video that he spoke Spanish to the penguins — which are native to Chile and Peru — who he said appeared to “appreciate art history.”"
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Visit KC announces staff changes amid COVID-19

Visit KC announces staff changes amid COVID-19

April 27, 2020
Kansas City, Mo.—In order to maintain funding for key operations and programs, Visit KC announced Monday a mixture of furloughs and job eliminations which will impact 21 of its 47 full-time positions—or 44% of the non-profit's workforce. These changes...
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Kansas City Sounds

Kansas City Sounds

Group Travel Leader | April 01, 2020
"It’s late, far past the witching hour in this slightly worn room tucked inside what may be the most celebrated building in all of Kansas City, Missouri. It may not look like it, but this joint has played host to the greatest jazz players of all time, including Charlie Parker, Duke Ellington and Count Basie."
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Statement to Visit KC Partners Regarding Coronavirus

Statement to Visit KC Partners Regarding Coronavirus

March 12, 2020
Visit KC is here for you, our community and our guests. To ensure our visitors have up-to-the-minute information on what events and businesses are impacted, we encourage our destination partners to utilize the following Visit KC resources in this rapidly-changing environment:
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Downtown streets to close for Big 12 Basketball

Downtown streets to close for Big 12 Basketball

March 05, 2020
Kansas City, Mo.—Downtown will welcome thousands of basketball fans next week as the Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's and Women's Basketball Championships return to Kansas City, March 11-15. Please be advised that fan fests and other Championship activities will...
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