Higher hotel rates in Memphis in May drive health of lodging industry

By Published: May 28, 2019 12:03 AM CT

May isn't the strongest month for hotel occupancy in Memphis and Downtown, but it consistently generates the highest room rates, because of the Memphis in May International Festival, officials say.


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Wayne Risher

Wayne Risher

Business news reporter, 43-year veteran of print journalism, 35-year resident of Memphis, University of Georgia alumnus and proud father and spouse of University of Memphis graduates.

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