Chicago Tourism Solid, Officials Report

Craig Dellimore
October 09, 2018 - 6:30 pm

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) – Chicago's hospitality industry and city officials are celebrating another record year for tourism here.

David Whitaker, CEO of tourism agency Choose Chicago, on Tuesday said for the first nine months of this year, Chicago has seen the demand for hotel rooms increase by nearly 5 percent.

Mayor Emanuel used the new boutique Sophy Hotel in Hyde Park as a backdrop to announce that for the second year in a row Condé Nast Traveler magazine says its readers have voted Chicago the best big city in the nation.