Save Hotel Jobs Act Urged Per 3.1 Million Leisure and Hospitality Jobs Lost During Pandemic

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) and UNITE HERE, the largest hospitality workers union in North America joined forces to call on Congress to pass the Save Hotel Jobs Act. The bill, introduced by U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and U.S. Representative Charlie Crist (D-Fla.), provides a lifeline to hotel workers, providing the assistance […]

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MPI Promotes Upcoming Face-to-Face Event in Nevada as Governor Announces Full Reopening

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak announced that Nevada will fully reopen at 100% capacity on June 1, and some counties could decide to fully reopen by the beginning of May.  With this update, MPI further promoted its face-to-face World Education Congress (WEC) taking place at CAESARS FORUM conference center from June 15-17.  This will be the […]

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GBTA St. Louis Chapter Receives Important Flight Update from St. Louis Lambert International Airport

By Mattie Yallaly, GBTA St. Louis Vice President On April 20, the GBTA St. Louis Chapter had the privilege of listening to an airline industry update from Rhonda Hamm-Niebruegge, Director of St. Louis Lambert International Airport.  Her update included statistics regarding flights/day, airline markets, and TSA volume.  Rhonda also announced that Spirit Airlines will be […]

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Midas Hospitality to Develop First Newly Built Clayton Hotel in 20 Years

A newly constructed hotel in the heart of Clayton, Missouri’s business district – the first hotel built since 1990 – is scheduled to open its doors in Fall of 2022. Leading hotel development, management and investment firm Midas Hospitality recently broke ground on its $47 million Residence Inn by Marriott.  Located at 8125 Forsyth Blvd., […]

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Member Spotlight: Amy Yount

By Mattie Yallaly, GBTA St. Louis Vice President Amy Yount has been a member of the Global Business Travel Association St. Louis Chapter for eleven years and currently serves as the Programs Director on its Executive Board of Directors.  She is the magic behind the membership meetings, as she is in charge of coordinating the […]

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