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Kansas Tourism, Visit Wichita Partnering to Host 2025 TBEX Summit Kansas Tourism and Visit Wichita are proud to announce Wichita as the host city for the Travel Blogger Exchange (TBEX) Summit on October 1-4, 2025. This esteemed event will bring together leading travel bloggers, influencers, journalists, content creators and tourism industry professionals from around the globe to explore and enjoy the heart of the country. Commerce Launches Statewide Exporters Roundtable Series he International Division of the Kansas Department of Commerce today announced it will begin a monthly Kansas Exporters Roundtable series in July. With three-quarters of potential customers located outside of the United States, Commerce will visit 12 cities across the state and offer assistance for small- to medium-sized Kansas companies. Kansas Launches National Campaign to Attract and Retain Talent Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of Commerce David Toland, alongside leaders from across the state, today unveiled Love, Kansas, a dynamic talent attraction campaign aimed at boosting Kansas’ population by inviting past residents to choose the Sunflower State as their future home. This national marketing initiative will highlight Kansas as an exceptional place to live, work and raise a family, with a special emphasis on “boomerangs” – individuals with previous ties to the state. KANSAS! Magazine Brings Home the Gold from International Awards KANSAS! Magazine brought home three Gold Awards at the 44th annual International Regional Media Association (IRMA) awards presentation. For the third consecutive year, KANSAS! was a finalist for the Magazine of the Year. Andrea Etzel, publisher of KANSAS! and publication manager for Kansas Tourism, accepted the awards on behalf of the magazine. View All

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Kansas Tourism

Kansas: To the Stars

In Kansas, we love fast cars and slow-cooked brisket. We touch the sky but stay grounded in the things that matter most. We live out loud and embrace the solace of silence. We conquer rocks and celebrate on the rocks. We ride like the wind and live for the water.

The Kansas experience is a salute to the real.

To the rowdy. To the wide-eyed wanderers. To the dreamers.

To The Stars

Planning your vacation to Kansas?

Find information about Kansas cities, things to do, restaurants, places to stay, events and travel tools.

Tourism is an Economic Development Driver

Every new resident is a visitor first and each new business investment begins with a trip. Tourism is the welcoming committee for capital investment. The marketing efforts of Kansas Tourism highlight the lifestyle and amenities of the state.

Tourism in Kansas

$33.7 Million

Total Visitors

$11.2 Billion

Total Economic Impact

$7 Billion

Direct Visitor Spending

$700 Million

Tax Revenues for State and Local Governments

84,400

Total Jobs Supported

$3.1 Billion

Total Generated Labor Income

Kansas Tourism Team

CONTACT

Bridgette Jobe, Director of Tourism

785-250-8253

[email protected]

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Kelli Orender, Industry Relations Manager

785-213-7420

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Jordan Roemerman, Marketing Manager

785-338-6066

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Colby Sharples-Terry, PR & Communications Manager

785-230-4888

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Andrea Etzel, Publications Manager & Editor, KANSAS Magazine

785-213-0126

[email protected]

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Jaimee Salalac, Administrative Specialist

785-289-7032

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Mona Carver, Travel Information Centers Manager

785-821-0543

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Hunter Feyerherm, Website and Database Manager

785-230-9952

[email protected]

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Carrie Doud, AJLA Deputy Director

[email protected]

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