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Missouri receives grant to help tourism industry recovery

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Help is on the way for Missouri’s tourism industry, decimated by state and local lockdown orders. Gov. Mike Parson on Thursday announced a $15 million grant to help make attractions safer. “So ...

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Jerusalem expects economic hit from loss of tourism during pandemic

Jerusalem has endured numerous struggles in its long history, and coronavirus is now the latest. The City of David is bracing for the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, Deputy Mayor Fleur ...

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Branson ministry helps employees through slow season

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Branson attractions and businesses hire thousands of workers to meet the high demand during peak tourist season. But when things slow down during the off season, one ministry is stepping in to ...

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Archaeologists discover ancient Jerusalem market on the path to the Temple

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The Israel Antiquities Authority believes it has found a 2,000-year-old market next to the recently discovered Pilgrimage Road in Jerusalem that Jesus and other Jews once walked on to get to the ...

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On Black Friday, all Kansas State Parks are free

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As many Americans look for ways to counter the craziness of Black Friday, several states are offering free entrance to their state parks. Across Kansas this year, admission to all state parks ...

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Israel tourism breaks all records in August

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From the ends of the earth, Christians of all backgrounds – a literal  mosaic of faith – are congregating in one place…Israel. The Holy Land is celebrating record-breaking tourism numbers this summer ...

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‘Taps at the Tower’ gives free access to top of Liberty Memorial

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June is packed with interesting events at the National WWI Museum and Liberty Memorial in Kansas City. The sixth annual Taps at the Tower event includes the rare opportunity to ascend to ...

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‘Sliced bread’ to be debated by lawmakers

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Some Missouri legislators hope it will be the greatest thing since sliced bread. That is, they hope to designate July 7 of each year as “Missouri Sliced Bread Day.” State Rep. Rusty ...

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Israel sets another tourism record envied by the world

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As Metro Voice gets ready to host a September tour of Israel, the Jewish State has announced that more than 4 million tourists visited the Holy Land in 2018, a 14 percent ...

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National Geographic says Kansas City is top 10 for trips

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The venerable National Geographic has picked its favorite places and, guess what? Kansas City made the cut along with more famous places such as Toronto, Cairo, Ireland, Australia and more. With the ...

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Missouri makes list of world’s most intriguing places

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What do Missouri, Tel Aviv and and Kyoto, Japan all have in common? Top places to visit, that’s all! The nation’s leading business newspaper has listed them as must sees for travelers. ...

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Nebraska has some fun being ‘boring’ in new ads

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A new tourism campaign for Nebraska is being met with smiles and some raised eyebrows, as the Cornhusker State’s fiercely self-deprecating campaign sarcastically highlights the very virtues it is often mocked for. Released ...

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Companies cite 1851 law in duck boat lawsuit

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Two companies facing multiple lawsuits over a summer duck boat accident have invoked a 1851 law originally passed to protect paddle wheel steam boats plying the nation’s rivers. The law allows vessel ...

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Visitors can now see the Church of the Holy Sepulchre like never before.

Renovation of church allows visitors better look at evidence of Jesus death, burial and resurrection. By Dwight Widaman | Editor If you’ve been to Israel you’ve most likely toured the Church of ...

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Israel Tourism Setting Records

Israel continues to be one of the hottest destinations for visitors in the world. This winter is breaking all previous standards as a record number of international visitors visited Israel in January ...

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