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Mayor Quinton Lucas plans to cut millions of dollars from Kansas City's tourism

7 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

Mayor Quinton Lucas announced plans to cut millions of dollars from the city's tourism budget to help close a $4.4 million gap due to the Loews Kansas City Hotel built near the convention center. Thursday, on the same day Mayor Lucas presented his proposed budget to the full city council, he said he was blindsided by deals associated with the $325 million project approved by city leaders in 2015.
The money taken from the Economic Development Corporations, Visit KC and the KC Film Commission will now be used to pay for catering contracts, management fees and other costs associated with the...
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