The mission of the Kansas Tourism Division is to inspire travel to and throughout Kansas to maximize the positive impacts that tourism has on our state and local communities.
Throughout this website, you will find information about the Travel & Tourism Division, our programs, industry news, research reports and other valuable information.
If you are a Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) or an individual tourism-related entity in Kansas, you can request access to add and edit listings posted on this Web site. To request an account, please email us and provide your name, organization, address and daytime phone number.
The guide provides inspiration and planning tools for those with an interest in traveling in Kansas. 400,000 guides are distributed annually to people who request them and at rest stops, visitor centers, and events, in and out of Kansas. Additionally, an online guide is available for download on TravelKS.com.
The travel sector is an integral part of the Kansas economy contributing more than $11 billion in expenditures and sustains over 90,000 jobs. Tourism Economics an Oxford Economics Company, conducted an economic impact study of tourism in Kansas using the most current data available. This report enables us to quantify, track and compare the travel and tourism's importance for Kansas' vitality.
In the spirit of highlighting our efforts to grow our partnerships with the Kansas tourism industry, we have expanded this yearly booklet from mostly marketing opportunities into a reflection of the many ways we can partner together to make Kansas a desirable location for travelers. This year’s book will not be printed but will instead be hosted online to ensure that it’s a living document that is responsive to new opportunities throughout the year. We will continually update this document with exciting new offerings and resources as they become available.