Although he’s making history for a second time, being the first African American president elected for a second term, fewer people, something around 600,000 to 800,000 visitors are expected to attend.
In 2009, hotels were sold at an average for $600 a night. But it’s not quite like that this time around.
“Very few hotels are actually sold out at this point, so there’s a lot of availability,” said Elliott Ferguson, the CEO of the tourism bureau Destination D.C.
And according to the New York Times, the White House is mindful of the economy, so the 2013 inaugural festivities will also be smaller than in previous years.
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