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Le Meridien St. Louis Clayton is Now Open

October 2, 2020

Le Meridien St. Louis Clayton is now open after a multi-million dollar, full-scale transformation by Silverwest Hotels. Located in downtown Clayton, Missouri, located on Bonhomme Ave., just west of Hanley Road, Le Meridien St. Louis Clayton is a new upscale hotel destination for creative and culturally-minded travelers and locals alike. General Manager Andrew Hargis says, “Following […]

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Survey Shows 67% of Hotels Will Not Survive Without Another Stimulus Bill

October 1, 2020

With Congress remaining gridlocked and failing to pass another round of COVID-19 recovery legislation, the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) is hosting a virtual press conference Tuesday, September 29, 2020, at 12:30 PM ET/9:30 AM PT.  This conference will feature the hotel industry leaders from California, Florida, and Illinois: Chip Rogers, President and CEO […]

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Metropolitan Charisma Meets Midwestern Charm in Springfield, Missouri

September 29, 2020

When it comes to finding the perfect place to book your next event, look no further than Springfield, Missouri where you’ll find excellent meeting facilities, quality hotels, an amazing dining scene and plenty of attractions to keep your attendees entertained. To help planners book group business with confidence, the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau is […]

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Join the MEET Magazine Publisher for MORE Business Insights

September 25, 2020

Joe Clote, Group Publisher of the MEET magazines, Breaking the Code to Healthcare Compliance, and the MPI CMP-HC Training Manual, is making a guest appearance on the “It’s Your Business” radio show this Saturday. This podcast outlines techniques small businesses can use to leverage their platform, and it provides business tools for small business owners.  […]

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Hotel Occupancy Plateaus for Third Week of September

September 24, 2020

U.S. hotel occupancy was nearly flat from the previous week, according to the latest data from STR. 13-19 September 2020 (percentage change from comparable week in 2019): Occupancy: 48.6% (-31.9%) Average daily rate (ADR): US$95.84 (-28.9%) Revenue per available room (RevPAR): US$46.54 (-51.6%) Demand rose slightly (+0.3%), and the highest occupancy markets were once again those […]

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The 2020 Kansas Tourism Conference is Now Going Virtual

September 23, 2020

The Travel Industry Association of Kansas (TIAK), host of the Kansas Tourism Conference, announced that its 2020 conference will be going virtual this year.  Rather than gathering in-person, attendees can view the virtual conference during the TIAK Huddle sessions each Wednesday in October. In order for attendees to view this month-long virtual conference, they must […]

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St. Charles Convention Center Hosts In-Person Reception Event

September 23, 2020

On September 22nd, the St. Charles Convention Center debuted its recently-installed AtmosAir filtration system to convey their commitment to facilitating safe, in-person gatherings.  This light networking reception included a presentation about the benefits of AtmosAir, and attendees were able to view the new HVAC system on the convention center’s rooftop. This two-hour function illustrated that […]

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Saint Louis Science Center’s Annual Golf Tournament is Taking Place This October

September 18, 2020

On October 1st, from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, the Saint Louis Science Center is holding its annual golf tournament at the Norman K. Probstein Golf Course.  Proceeds from this event will benefit this non-profit’s educational programs, exhibits, and interactive experiences that inspire a passion for STEM learning for all ages and backgrounds. Below is […]

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The ILEA St. Louis Chapter is Hosting an In-person Industry Round Table

September 18, 2020

On September 29, the International Live Events Association (ILEA) St. Louis Chapter is bringing the meetings and events industry back together at its upcoming Industry Round Table.  This FREE event will take place in-person at The Dogwood in the Grove from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm. During this two-hour networking reception, attendees will have the […]

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Eldorado Resorts and Caesars Entertainment Complete Merger

September 17, 2020

Caesars Entertainment, Inc. (“Caesars,” “Caesars Entertainment”, or the “Company”, formerly known as Eldorado Resorts, Inc. or “Eldorado”) announced that it completed its acquisition of Caesars Entertainment Corporation (“CEC”). The transaction creates the largest casino and entertainment company in the U.S. The transaction further enhances Caesars’ position as the leading regional and destination gaming operator in […]

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