D.C. Hotels Not as Busy for Obama Inauguration
Black Enterprise Magazine July/August 2018 Issue

Finding a room in Washington D.C. for President Obama’s second inauguration won’t be as difficult as it was for the first, according to the Associated Press.

600,000 to 800,000 visitors are expected for the Jan. 21 inauguration, far fewer than the 1.8 million people that attended four years ago.

Some hotels were sold out by now for 2009’s inauguration. This time, hotels say they’re filling up more slowly, with rooms still available and prices, in some cases slightly below what they were four years ago.

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Makkada B. Selah is a journalist based in New York City.


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