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Same-sex Marriages to Boost WA Hotel Business

From The Seattle Times
Same-Sex Marriages to Boost WA Hotel Business
Washington’s hospitality industry is gearing up for more same-sex weddings and receptions, of both in- and out-of-state couples.

After a flurry of marriages in early December (immediately after the voter-approved same-sex marriage law went into effect in Washington), many same-sex couples are planning their nuptials for later this year.

Wedding-venue inquiries and bookings in the Seattle area are on the upswing — and one think tank has estimated that same-sex marriages of state residents alone could bring $39 million in spending in Washington in the first year. Click here for the full story.

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