Memphis Hotels Could Get More Expensive


City officials want to put a new fee and increase the current tax rate on hotel stays.

The Memphis City Council will get its first look Tuesday at a two new ordinances that would generate new revenues for tourism and $50 million renovations to the Cook Convention Center by increasing costs on hotel owners.

• One ordinance would create the “Memphis Tourism Improvement District,” effective January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2025.…

News Blog, Memphis Flyer via http://www.memphisflyer.com/NewsBlog/archives/2015/07/31/memphis-hotels-could-get-more-expensive

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