Calitri says bigger conventions means higher revenue from hotel tax

Downtown Owensboro’s new hotel, Home2 Suites by Hilton, is now under construction, and the Owensboro-Daviess County Convention Center is excited to beginning filling those rooms.   As the CVB continues to develop downtown businesses, conventions and available hotel rooms, they want to begin targeting convention-goers specifically who wish to stay close to the Owensboro Convention Center.  By expanding conventions in Owensboro, hotel tax will benefit from a year-round increase in hotel guests, improving Owensboro’s name as a tourist destination, says President and CEO Mark Calitri.


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