700K hotel room nights booked in advance at Music City Center
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -
More than 700,000 hotel room nights have already been booked in advance of the opening of the new Music City Center next year.
"When you start to book a million room nights a year you start to drive hundreds of thousands and millions of dollars in new spending into the city, so its about jobs, and about sales tax and just a whole new level that the city is playing at today," Butch Spyridon, President of the Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau said.
Officials also said there are 86 events scheduled at the convention center which will feature a ballroom and 60 meeting rooms of varying sizes.
The new 16 acre, $585 million convention center is scheduled to open in April 2013.
Wednesday, August 27 2014 8:49 PM EDT2014-08-28 00:49:00 GMT
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