Spring is fast approaching! For a change of pace, take a break from busy beaches and costly cruises and set your sights on Chicago. The city will be in full bloom, and an array of indoor and outdoor events and attractions invite visitors to discover all that Chicago has to offer.
Officials in the city of Chicago have increased by one percentage point the amount of tax City Hall takes from every hotel night recorded. With budget deficits topping political agendas around the world, Chicago coffers will now claim 4.5 per cent of the cost of every night spent in the city.
State Capital Investment to create more than 2,700 Jobs, eliminate slow zones, repair tracks, improve stations on Red and Purple Lines.
The Chicago Convention & Tourism Bureau has announced the selection of London based Hills Balfour to support the bureau’s tourism efforts in the United Kingdom. Also in the United States today, City.Mobi is celebrating the success of its new guide to Chicago.
Looking for a special way to celebrate New Year’s Eve while giving back to a good cause? Join Joe Piscopo in helping Kids Fight Cancer, a nonprofit organization that has been funding the Oncology Activity Center in Chicago’s Children’s Memorial Hospital since 1985. This unforgettable New Year’s Eve celebration will be held on Dec. 31, 2009 at Germania Place, set in the heart of Chicago’s Gold Coast, just north of Division near Clark Street. The event is open to the public and tickets are now available.