The University of Iowa

Hotel/Motel Tax Strategic Communications

Hometown Inn and Suites
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Journalism & Mass Communication
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Journalism students in the Strategic Communications Writing course researched and produced marketing materials for use by the Washington Chamber of Commerce for promotion of the hotel/motel tax.

Washington, Iowa is currently one of the only communities in Iowa without a hotel/motel tax. Funds generated by the tax will help put the community on the map, making it more competitive Iowa destination.