Thursday, July 23, 2020 01:58 PM

NASHVILLE COVID-19: HERE ARE SOME OF THE BUSINESSES, ATTRACTIONS NOW OPEN - NEWSCHANNEL5.COM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) The Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp has provided a list of some of the businesses and attractions that have reopened in Nashville amid the pandemic.

Although Nashville remains in Phase Two[1] of its reopening process, NCVC president and CEO Butch Spyridon said a safe reopening of businesses is important for the economy.

While the pandemic continues to disproportionately impact the hospitality industry, we are encouraged by industry partners who are opening restaurants and hotels and planning events that can be safely held. This type of economic activity is important for the hospitality workforce and our citys financial recovery. We will always keep our focus on the health and safety of residents and visitors and ask them to be vigilant about wearing masks and physical distancing, he said in a statement Thursday.

Here are some of the businesses that have reopened -- so far -- and what's expected in 2021:

Hotel openings:

Virgin Hotel, July 2020 (262 rooms)Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown Capitol View, July 2020 (169 rooms)The Joseph Luxury Collection, September 2020 (297 rooms)Grand Hyatt, September 2020 (591 rooms)

Restaurants: 21 new restaurants have opened since the beginning of the pandemic ...

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