Chicago Tourism Industry Faces Uphill Battle

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The Chicago skyline is seen during sunset on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) Nam Y. Huh / Associated Press
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The Chicago skyline is seen during sunset on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) Nam Y. Huh / Associated Press

Chicago Tourism Industry Faces Uphill Battle

Chicago makes around $16 million from tourism — an industry that has been decimated in the last year thanks to the pandemic. Choose Chicago, the city’s tourism team, is working with a slashed budget and a skeleton staff. As we approach the summer months and peak tourism season, how can the city rebuild its world-class destination status?

Reset checks in with Danny Ecker of Crain’s Chicago Business for the latest.

GUEST: Danny Ecker, commercial real estate reporter at Crain’s Chicago Business