By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The next time you book a hotel room in Pittsburgh it could cost a little more.READ MORE: Study: Nearly 26,000 Kids Sit On Child Care Waitlists Across Pennsylvania
That’s if a proposal from Visit Pittsburgh is accepted.READ MORE: 17-Year-Old Hospitalized After Penn Hills Shooting
According to our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the tourism group is proposing an extra 2% fee for every hotel room rented in Allegheny County.
The goal of the proposal is to increase the amount of money available to promote the region.MORE NEWS: FBI Pittsburgh Launches Campaign Urging People To Report Hate Crimes
Local hotel and restaurant trade groups support the plan, but this proposal could trigger a battle over where the money should be used.