NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — An estimated 75 meetings and student group trips to Nashville have been cancelled since the beginning of the coronavirus epidemic, according to Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp.
The cancellations included 53,127 cancelled hotel rooms at Nashville-area hotels and one “citywide” cancellation, the booking of which consisted of multiple hotel properties.
Most of the cancellations were from meetings scheduled to take place in March with a few set for April and May.
The Visitors Corp. said the largest cancellation so far in Nashville consisted of 2,800 attendees.
These cancellations represent approximately $25.7 million in direct spending within the city of Nashville, according to the Visitors Corp.
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