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Chicago bumps up hotel tax to raise funds

Chicago bumps up hotel tax to raise funds

4 January 2012 Tourism News

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.

Chicago New Year’s Eve Party With Joe Piscopo at Germania Place Helps Kids Fight Cancer

Chicago New Year’s Eve Party With Joe Piscopo at Germania Place Helps Kids Fight Cancer

31 December 2009 Press Release Travel Events News

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.