Billings tourism officials hope to put the Magic City on the minds of Twin Cities travelers this holiday season.
While out-of-state roofers have boosted room occupancy this summer, the Clock Tower Inn’s Steve Wahrlich said “the real proof in the pudding will come in the next six months.”
Steve Wahrlich, owner of the Clock Tower Inn, said the influx of out-of-state workers into Billings to repair damage from last May’s hailstorm has helped keep motel rooms full in the area. Wahrlich is also president of the Billings Tourism Improvement District.
For the first time in months, you can rent a weekly room at the Bourbon Street Hotel in downtown Billings.
Dude Tyler, of Livingston, and Steve Wahrlich, of Billings, have been appointed to the Montana Tourism Advisory Council.
The hotel boom in Billings continued last week with the opening of La Quinta Inn and Suites on the West End, and lodging experts say the boom should continue through the rest of the year.
Harold and Larry Goode have added some Southern spice to the Billings South Side, and that’s not so bad for business at the Vegas Hotel.
While city leaders are talking about pressing upcoming financial needs, including a potential public safety levy, they might do well to look at the financial health of the transit system, too.
Year one was all about getting established and figuring out how to run things. Year two brought the chance to refine operations, improve on successes and address any issues.
Steve Wahrlich, of Billings, who once employed Barry Beach, speaks in support of Beach to the Board of Pardons and Parole, as the board considers Beach's clemency request, in Deer Lodge on Tuesday. Beach was sentenced to 100 years in prison without parole in the 1979 beating death of a high …
A crowd listens during the Billings Area Chamber of Commerce Convention and Visitors Bureau annual meeting Wednesday. Steve Wahrlich, center, from the Best Western Plus Clocktower Inn, listens to keynote speaker Larry Swanson, a Missoula economist.
Steve Wahrlich, chairman of the Tourism Business Improvement District and manager of the Best Western Clocktower Inn, wants to fund a study about building a modern convention center in Billings.
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.
It took 20 minutes of coaxing, but Donna Meyer, of Billings, got her daughter, Lindsay Stahl, to pose while she took her photograph by the Special Olympics cauldron in the middle of the gym floor at Laurel School at closing ceremonies Friday morning.
RiverStone Health Foundation has announced its board of directors for 2013. They are Bruce Parker (chair), senior vice president of First Interstate Bank; Steve Wahrlich (vice-chair), owner of Best Western ClockTower Inn; Mary Hernandez (treasurer), owner of Invisage Consulting, and Rob Hunt…
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.
Conventions, sporting events and meetings are filling up the calendar, as well as hotel and motel rooms in Billings for 2013.
Every aspect of Eastern Montana’s economy feels the force of the Bakken energy boom, including the hospitality and tourism industry.