2020 ARCHIVE

September
9/16: Grant program to help Wisconsin Chambers and CVBs promote tourism
9/9: Milwaukee Bucks Partner with North Central Group to Bring Premium Boutique Hotel to Downtown Milwaukee
9/2: Governor proclaims September as Chamber of Commerce Month

August
8/26: With Chicago's Wisconsin travel advisory lifted, some resume travel plans: 'It's a little better'
8/19: City of Chicago removes Wisconsin from quarantine list
8/12: We're All In campaign aims to spur economic recovery
8/5: Statewide, businesses are cautious in business, personal travel plans

JULY
7/29: Stateline Area parks and trails seeing tourism boom this summer
7/22: Latest Travel Safety Barometer Reveals Americans' Overall Perception of Travel
7/15: COVID-19 edges out workforce shortage as biggest concern among Wisconsin businesses, survey finds
7/10: 4 Wisconsin resorts named among best in the Midwest by Travel + Leisure
7/3: WH&LA Virtual Town Hall Speaker Series

JUNE
6/26: Tourism looking up in northern and southeastern Wisconsin
6/19: Door County is ready for tourists and seasonal job seekers
6/12: We're All In small business grant application portal opens Monday, June 15th at 8:00 am
6/5: Use of Milwaukee Mitchell Airport Slowly Rising, But Masks Recommended 

MAY
5/29: A summer of the unknown as tourism season begins with a crawl amid COVID-19 pandemic 
5/22: Wisconsin Safety Council encourages travel safety this Memorial Day weekend
5/15: Tourism industry scrambling to adjust to million dollar losses due to COVID-19
5/8: Wisconsin tourism prepares for a tough summer
5/1: Wisconsin businesses urge lawmakers to pass 'Back to Business' plan

APRIL
4/24: New Report Shows Severity Of COVID-19 Impacts On Hotel Industry
4/17: State tourism industry looks to capitalize on second half of the year
4/10: Wisconsin tourism industry takes a hit; wants you to dream now, travel later
4/3: Hospitality businesses begin preparations for new DNC dates

MARCH
3/27: Stimulus package expected to help struggling businesses survive 
3/20: Wisconsin businesses impacted by efforts to stem spread of COVID-19
3/13: New Hilton Garden Inn opens in Brookfield 
3/6: Large event hosts monitoring Coronoavirus updates; for now, it's business as usual 

FEBRUARY
2/28: Madison AirBNB hosts could face more regulation, fees 
2/21: Green Bay visitor center one step closer after Assembly approves $2 million loan 
2/14: Bill allowing 4 a.m. bar closing during convention advances 
2/7: Owned and Managed by Wisco Hotel Group, Fairfield by Marriott Opens in Sheboygan, Wisconsin 

JANUARY
1/31: Downtown Sheraton, convention center recast; new plan builds at north end of Festival Park
1/24: Supporters of late bar time during DNC optimistic after meeting with legislators 
1/17: Saint Kate - The Arts Hotel Named a 'Best New Hotel' by USA Today 10 Best Readers' Choice Awards 
1/10: Short-term rental hosts would have more rules under proposed ordinance 
1/3: New Marketplace Provide Law in effect as of January 1