Hilton Garden Inn http://wfpl.org en Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer Sees Need for Added Hotels http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-mayor-greg-fischer-sees-need-added-hotels <p>Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said a string of hotels set to be constructed in downtown Louisville will play a vital role in accommodating the city’s growing tourism industry.</p><p>“One of things that is happening in our city and a lot of people don’t recognize it going on, is we’re getting a whole new type of tourist coming to town,” Fischer said.&nbsp; “We’re going to need a lot of capacity.”</p><p>The Bourbon Trail last year attracted nearly 600,000 people and Fischer said “we’re quickly on our way to exceed 1 million.”</p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 16:25:11 +0000 Jacob Ryan 8803 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer Sees Need for Added Hotels Music Venue, Hotel in the Works for Louisville's South Fourth Street http://wfpl.org/post/music-venue-hotel-works-louisvilles-south-fourth-street <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A long-vacant building on South Fourth Street in Louisville will be transformed into a 900-seat music hall.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It&rsquo;s part of larger development underway in the downtown district known as Clay Commons.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Officials announced today that the Wright Taylor building in the 600 block of South Fourth has been purchased by the Live Nation entertainment company, which already owns the nearby Louisville Palace.</span></p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 19:21:00 +0000 Rick Howlett 6987 at http://wfpl.org Music Venue, Hotel in the Works for Louisville's South Fourth Street