City Council surprised by Sheraton tourism surcharge request

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 15, 2022 9:16 PM CT | Published: November 15, 2022 12:48 PM CT

A 5% surcharge on anything bought at the Sheraton Memphis Downtown Hotel drew lots of questions from Memphis City Council members Tuesday, Nov. 15. Council members were surprised that plans for a 300-room expansion remain tentative.


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