Hotel demand for Obama inauguration down 16 percent
Not a huge surprise, to be expected in a second term.
Excerpt from Los Angeles Times
The number of rooms booked in the District of Columbia area between Saturday and Monday is down 16% compared to four years ago, according to TravelClick, a New York company that provides e-commerce products and services to the hotel industry.
As a result of the drop in demand, hotel rates are down 11% compared to the last inauguration, the company said.