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

May 3, 2021

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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612North Invites to its Upcoming Mother’s Day Brunch

April 30, 2021

On Sunday, May 12, 612North Event Space + Catering will be hosting a Mother’s Day brunch!  Limited dine-in reservations for this function must be made by May 7th, so make your reservation today! This brunch buffet will include: Prime rib carving station Honey comb butter chicken + waffle making station Charcuterie, antipasto, + fruit boards […]

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Hotel Occupancy Goes Down by -2.6% Second Week of April

April 23, 2021

U.S. weekly hotel occupancy fell 2.6 percentage points from the previous week, according to STR‘s latest data through 17 April. 11-17 April 2021: Occupancy: 57.3% Average daily rate (ADR): US$107.16 Revenue per available room (RevPAR): US$61.37 Following the end of spring break, weekly demand fell back below the 22 million mark, and occupancy dipped to […]

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Cinco de Mayo at St. Louis Union Station

April 23, 2021

Join St. Louis Union Station for an exciting “Cinco de Mayo” celebration on Wednesday, May 5 from 5 PM-8 PM that includes a sampling of new Anheuser-Busch products, a tour of their historic train cars, a ride on the St. Louis Wheel, and 18 holes on miniature golf (21 and up event). Make it a […]

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

April 23, 2021

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

April 23, 2021

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

April 23, 2021

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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Stop Networking, Start Building Your Network

April 16, 2021

By Lauren Richards Rosenfarb, Delmar Mortgage You held meetings on Zoom. You happy-houred on Zoom. You talked to your grandma on Zoom.  Now, as we re-enter the world without video conferencing software, we can be smarter. The same global crisis that slung inconvenience—even tragedy—our way has given us a once-in-a-pandemic opportunity: a chance to rethink […]

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Member Spotlight: Amy Yount

April 15, 2021

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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Anheuser-Busch Reopens Warm Springs Ranch for Guest Tours

April 15, 2021

Warm Springs Ranch, the 300-plus-acre breeding farm of the Budweiser Clydesdales in Boonville, Missouri, reopened to the public at a limited 30 percent of full capacity on April 15. Reservations are required and can now be booked at warmspringsranch.com. The facility will welcome guests and follow enhanced social distancing and safety guidelines to ensure a […]

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