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October 5, 2018
KALAMA, Cowlitz County (AP) — McMenamins' Kalama Harbor Lodge has been open for just over five months, but its significantly increased the southwest Washington city's hotel tax revenue and downtown foot-traffic.
The Daily News reports the 40-room lodge has increased the city's hotel/motel tax revenue from $3,000 to $4,000 a year to $3,000 a month. Kalama already has received $14,000 in hotel tax revenue this year, more than three times the $4,000 it budgeted.
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