Best Western Clocktower Inn
More than 1,000 athletes, several hundred coaches and many more family members have gathered in Billings for one of the year’s biggest sports events.
MetraPark, the city’s behemoth convention center, is fine for concerts, rodeos, fairs, sporting events, graduations, trade shows and some conventions.
Steve Wahrlich, owner of the Best Western Clocktower Inn in Billings, was named Tourism Person of the Year at the 2013 Montana Governor’s Conference on Tourism and Recreation in Helena. Tourism award winners are selected for their outstanding contributions to Montana’s tourism industry.
As a yearslong dream to remodel and reopen the Northern Hotel in downtown Billings becomes reality, Mike Nelson said he’s feeling like a kid again, waiting for his 1 p.m. birthday party to start.
Every day during the first nine months of this year, at least 77 percent of the 4,000 hotel rooms in Billings were booked. That’s a healthy 22 percent increase in hotel occupancy from three years ago.
Mooyah Restaurant, a Dallas-based burger chain, is coming to Billings.