Hoteliers calling the program a needed boost as they gear up for 2023’s forecasted rise in hotel demand amidst ongoing hurtles in returning to pre-pandemic operations.

OAK BROOK, IL — The DuPage Convention & Visitors Bureau (DCVB) today announced that the DuPage County Hotel Relief Program is already seeing a return on investment, with hoteliers quickly investing their financial award to address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The program, approved in July 2022 by the DuPage County Board and administered by the DCVB, was created to infuse dollars directly to the properties at a critical time when travel had returned but hotels still faced significant headwinds. DCVB is calling this a celebratory milestone, helping hotels to stabilize operations as DuPage County prepares for a busier year in leisure and business travel.

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