McCormick Place Expects To Generate $1.2 Billion For City And State This Coming Year, With Impact Well Beyond Convention CenterMcCormick Place is expecting to generate $1.2 billion for the City of Chicago and the State of Illinois this coming year – not too shabby at all considering the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chicago Hotels Expected To Lose $2 Billion In Revenue By Year's End, Report SaysChicago hotels are expected to lose $2 billion in revenue by the end of the year.
Chicago Hotels Have Been Deemed To Be In A 'Depression' And Desperately Need Staff Back, Experts SayFrom O’Hare International Airport to DuSable Lake Shore Drive, more and more people are hitting the roads and taking to the skies lately as the city reopens. But despite an increase in travelers, CBS 2’s Chris Tye found many Chicago hotels are still seriously hurting.
Hyatt Hotel Workers Reach Contract AgreementAfter about four weeks on strike, workers at Hyatt hotels in downtown Chicago have reached a contract agreement. Workers say the new agreement ensures healthcare during the winter months.
Workers End Strike At Chicago Hilton HotelsThe Hilton told CBS 2 it has worked out a contact so employees keep their healthcare even if they're laid off during the off-season winter months.
Small Businesses Near Downtown Hotels Hurting Due To Continued Workers StrikeChicago’s striking hotel workers say they are fighting to improve their lives, but in the process, some business owners say they’re taking a hit.
More Than A Dozen Chicago Hotel Workers On Strike For Third WeekWorkers from more than a dozen Chicago hotels have entered their third week on strike.
Workers Ratify Contracts With Nine Chicago Hotels, Strike Ongoing At 17 HotelsUnion members walked off the job nearly two weeks ago.
City-Wide Hotel Strike Grows To 26 HotelsHotel workers at another Chicago hotel are joining the hotel workers' strike, as housekeepers, servers, cooks, and doormen demand better benefits.
Customers Complain Of Poor Service As Hotel Workers Continue StrikeHotel customers are complaining of dirty beds, limited services, long check-in lines, and an overall shortage of staff since hotel workers at 25 hotels in downtown Chicago went on strike.
Chicago Hotel Workers Strike Continues For Second DayA spokesperson for the Hilton Hotel said the strike will have minimal impact on their operations. They're confident a fair agreement is going to be reached.
Ask The Expert: Best Ways To Prepare For A Spring Break Staycation In ChicagoSpring break vacations can be the highlight of the year for families, couples and singles alike. Instead of opting for an expensive location in a faraway travel location, take advantage of the locations within the Chicago area.
Best Honeymoon Suites In ChicagoNothing says romance like a night away, and with Chicago hosting some of the best hotels around, you don't even have to leave town to get away from it all.
Chicago Hotels Promise $500M In ImprovementsHotels in Chicago have promised to make more than $500 million in improvements.
New Chicago Hotels GuideIn the past couple of years, downtown Chicago has welcomed several new and updated additions to its roster of excellent hotels. If you're looking for an impressive new place to accommodate visiting friends, relatives or clients, or if you just want to hang out at a swank new hotel restaurant/bar, here's a rundown of notable recent additions to the city's hotel scene.