Nominations are being accepted for the 2016 Salute to Travel & Tourism Awards. Travel media have visited the city. Group tour planners will tour the city soon. That's just a sample of the news you'll find in the November issue of Issues & Info, a newsletter brought to you each month by the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau, a nonprofit marketing organization dedicated to boosting the local economy through growth in travel and tourism.

Here are the headlines posted in the past month: