Items Tagged with 'hotels'
Business Journal reporting on the very good news of consecutive years of hotel occupancy increases — with the additional 800 rooms added by new hotel construction during the past 18 months — begs new discussion and new possibilities directly impacting current thinking and planning, especially related to Calder Plaza, its environs and its refurbishment. Read More
Occupancy rates are 12.7 percent ahead of last year following a stellar summer.
Bolstered by what is likely to be another successful ArtPrize, Experience Grand Rapids hopes Kent County will build on strong summer hotel numbers and see record hotel occupancy rates again in 2015. Read More
The number of hotel reservations made in the area and how responsive Lansing is will determine which method Kent County will use to finance its consolidation of two health clinics. Read More
Convention center posts its best-ever seven-month fiscal mark.
Following on the heels of a record-breaking revenue year of $127 million for hotels in the county last year, Experience Grand Rapids President Doug Small reported the momentum carried over into the first month of the new year. Read More
Revenue to hotel-motel tax is up and county is ready to allocate more money.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) The destination marketer for tourism and convention business here is all but certain to get a bigger-than-expected payout for its work this year when Kent County commissioners meet on Thursday. Read More