The bottom line of Hannibal tourism

The Hannibal Convention and Visitors Bureau, which promotes Hannibal tourism, is funded by a 6% lodging tax, which is paid through overnight stays in local hotels, bed and breakfasts and Airbnbs.

HANNIBAL — Megan Rapp believes everyone should be invested in bringing more people to Hannibal.

Rapp, director of the Hannibal Convention and Visitors Bureau, said not many know that local tourism funds itself or that the out-of-town visitors benefit Hannibal citizens.

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