Chicago Tries To Burnish Image With Tourists In An Era Of Bleak Headlines

Feb 28, 2017
Originally published on February 28, 2017 4:54 pm

Tourism in Chicago was up last year, thanks in large part to the Chicago Cubs’ historic World Series win and a robust conference industry. But tourism officials are concerned the trend may not continue if the city fails to stop the violence that’s captured headlines around the world.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Danny Ecker (@DannyEcker), reporter at Crain’s Chicago Business covering tourism.

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