Milwaukee area hotels offering special rates for first responders, essential personnel

4 May, 2020

VISIT Milwaukee has launched a website to highlight area hotels who are offering discounts to first responders and essential personnel on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.  

The website is available at: https://www.visitmilwaukee.org/coronavirus/resources/special-hotel-rates/

“Our top priority is public safety and maintaining the health and well-being of all Milwaukeeans,” said Peggy Williams-Smith, president & CEO of VISIT Milwaukee. “We are unbelievably grateful to the police, fire, EMS, health care workers, sanitation workers, municipal employees, and all the essential workers who are reporting to work every day to keep our community going. Our hope is that this website provides resources for them to find a safe place to sleep without the risk of bringing the virus home to their loved ones. A sincere thank you to our hotel community for meeting this need.”

Rates and hotel locations vary.

“We continue to urge everyone who can stay home to please stay home. The more we observe strict social distancing, the sooner we can stop the spread of the virus and get back to business in Milwaukee,” said Williams-Smith. 

For more information the hotels offering special rates as well as additional resources for Milwaukeeans, please visit: www.visitmilwaukee.org/coronavirus.

About VISIT Milwaukee

VISIT Milwaukee is the Greater Milwaukee area’s convention and visitors bureau, marketing the destination as a top choice for business, convention, and leisure travel to national and international visitors in order to increase the economic impact of tourism in the region. Each year, tourism supports over 52,300 full-time jobs and brings more than $5.7 billion to the community. VISIT Milwaukee has over 700 members, including hotels/motels, restaurants, attractions, services, and area businesses. The Wisconsin Center District and Potawatomi Hotel & Casino are strategic partners with VISIT Milwaukee, providing funding support for conventions and tourism programs. For more information call (800) 554-1448 or visit www.visitmilwaukee.org.


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