Ribbon cutting for the new “Visit Joplin” website | KSNF/KODE

JOPLIN, Mo. — Here is a question. Is it possible to cut a ribbon on a website?

At Joplin on Thursday, the answer was yes. The Joplin Convention and Visitors Bureau has a new Visit Joplin MO website. Officials say it’s even more user-friendly now – and just plain better looking. There’s more detailed information on businesses in the area, more links, an events calendar – even a Visit Joplin blog.

“It’s a new platform that will hopefully explain well what Joplin offers between hotels, restaurants, shops, arts, different entities while ensuring that visitors have a great experience at Joplin. Our target audience reaches all over the world, because we are at the crossroads of I-49 and I-44, and because we have historic Route 66 in the middle, people from all over the world pass through Joplin. And it’s very important to have it in multiple languages, to have it in multiple dialects so that we can explain what Joplin has to offer to anyone in the world,” said Patrick Tuttle, director of Joplin. CVB.

Funding for the project comes from the city’s 4% annual lodging tax – and marketing dollars from CVB.

You can check out the new website why follow this link here.

Edwin S. Wolfe