Nashville tourism tops in meetings & conventions

Published on : Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Nashville tourismOfficial visit to Nashville is high with record number of meetings at the forefront. Money spent by the conventioneers not only benefits the city in a huge way, the meeting industry caters to more than 58,000 hospitality workers employed in Davidson County.

 
The international hospitality industry will observe Global Meeting Industry Day on April 6th, an apt time identify the key role that meetings and conventions play in today’s world economy. The economic earnings generated by various meetings and conventions went up to $2 billion annually in Nashville which is nearly 42 percent of the $5.7 billion of visitors spent during Music City in 2015. The city makes a third of nearly all visitor spending in Tennessee.

 
Currently, Nashville is ranked rank the ninth-busiest convention city in the United States keeping the olden days when Opryland Hotel helped Nashville to establish itself as a convention destination aside. Now, the city is known for its elite convention juggernauts like Orlando, Las Vegas, New York and Dallas, as ranked by CVENT, a global meeting and travel leader.

 
Four Nashville hotels have been ranked in the Top 100 Hotels in the United States for meetings with Omni Nashville Hotel ranking No. 1 and Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center at No. 2. The Renaissance Nashville Hotel placed in the top 20 and Sheraton Nashville Downtown Hotel at CVENT list.

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