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Kansas City Airport makes Trump Priority Lists for National Infrastructure Projects

January 25, 2017

Kansas City International Airport shows up among 50 major infrastructure projects on a national priority list compiled by Donald Trump’s presidential transition team, according to documents obtained by The Star and a sister McClatchy newspaper. KCI, which is described as a $972 million project leading to 1,000 jobs, is No. 26 on a list titled […]

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Travelers Fight Sex Trafficking with TraffickCam

January 17, 2017

TraffickCam during National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month (January) The social action organization Exchange Initiative is encouraging travelers to help fight sex trafficking during January, National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, by uploading hotel room photos to the free TraffickCam mobile app.

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Indigenous Rights and Environmental Justice Symposium

January 5, 2017

From Standing Rock to St. Louis Join us for this important event about environmental and cultural issues relevant to St. Louis and the Dakota Access Pipeline project in North Dakota. Monday, February 6, 2017 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Clark-Fox Forum Hillman Hall, Brown School Washington University in St. Louis  All Sessions are Free and […]

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J.D. Power Study Ranks U.S. Airports in 2016

December 29, 2016

Even with an increased number of travelers moving through airports—many of which are not designed for the volume of people and flights they now support—satisfaction with the overall airport experience is improving, according to results from the “J.D. Power 2016 North America Airport Satisfaction Study.” Overall traveler satisfaction with the airport experience averaged 731 (on […]

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Residence Inn & Fairfield Inn & Suites-Charlotte Airport Opens in North Carolina

December 16, 2016

Midas Hospitality, a St. Louis Management Team, to Oversee Property A dual-branded Residence Inn & Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott-Charlotte Airport property recently opened at 2220 West Tyvola Rd. in Charlotte, NC.  The hotel, which was developed by MJM Group of Raleigh, NC, is owned by Novus Development LLC of Raleigh, NC and will […]

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Midas Hospitality Purchases Staybridge Suites in Independence, Mo.

December 13, 2016

Hotel renovations to begin January of 2017 Midas Hospitality, a premier hotel management group, recently purchased the Staybridge Suites Kansas City-Independence for $9.8 million.  The 102-room hotel is located at 19400 E. 39th Place South in Independence, Mo.

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Special Thanks to all Lodge at Old Kinderhook FAM participants

November 10, 2016

We would like to give a special thanks to the Lodge at Old Kinderhook in the Lake of the Ozarks and the planner professionals who took part in our November 6-7 FAM tour at the property. Attendees enjoyed outstanding meals, beverages, networking, a special guest appearance and horse drawn carriage rides throughout the day and […]

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Educon Early-Bird Registration now Open

November 9, 2016

Early-Bird Registration is now open for EduCon 2016, the Meeting Professionals International (MPI) St. Louis Area Chapter’s annual conference. This one-day conference, taking place on December 7, 2016, provides a full day of industry educational sessions, networking opportunities and more to area meeting planners, students, and suppliers.

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