- What is the purpose of the State Employees Travel Portal?
The goal of the Travel Portal is to provide a resource to state agencies for business travel. The Travel Portal contains links to hotels, flights, car rentals, trains, and travel-related policies and forms.
- How do State Agencies benefit from the State Employees Travel Portal?
The State Employees Travel Portal is an online resource linking travel vendors, policies, forms, and other resources in one location for state employees to increase efficiency.
- How much does the state pay for the State Employees Travel Portal?
There is no charge to utilize the State Employees Travel Portal. The portal was created in-house and is maintained by state personnel.
- Is use of the State Employees Travel Portal required?
No, the State Employees Travel Portal is provided as an optional resource to State of Missouri employees for business travel.
- As a hotel owner/franchisor, how can I register my hotel?
Visit the Division of Tourism's website at https://mdt-visitmo-cdn.s3.amazonaws.com/industry/2018VisitMO_Industry_How-To_2.pdf. The criteria for becoming listed on the website are listed here: https://mdt-visitmo-cdn.s3.amazonaws.com/industry/Listing_Criteria_2018_FINAL.pdf.
- Can I use a travel agency?
Accordion content.Yes. However, the State Employees Travel Portal provides many of the travel resources at your fingertips and at no additional cost.
- How are the hotels listed on the website?
The hotels linked on the Division of Tourism's website have agreed to the criteria for listing, which can be found by visiting https://mdt-visitmo-cdn.s3.amazonaws.com/industry/Listing_Criteria_2018_FINAL.pdf(link is external).
The hotels are listed by city. Individuals may select the desired city, then click on the Hotel/Motel listing within that city. A list of registered vendors is shown, and a specific location can be chosen. Information specific to that facility is provided and a direct web link is offered when available.