Uh oh. Looks like you might have to add a little something extra to your budgets for events in Boston; Indianapolis; Las Vegas; New York City; Scottsdale, Ariz.; Oakland, Calif., and the state of Hawaii. These destinations have raised hotel bed taxes to boost municipal revenues, according to a report in Meetings & Conventions magazine.
Other cities, including Baltimore; Birmingham, Ala.; Cleveland, and Los Angeles are considering following suit. One small bit of good news: San Francisco voters...Continue Reading »