Greenville hopes to curb hotel occupancy rate

Greenville – The Greenville City Council has approved a list of new regulations for hotels, with hopes of bringing full-service facilities to town.

On a given night, about half of the City's 770 total hotel rooms are empty.

New rules approved Tuesday means any new hotel would be required to provide at least 55 square feet of meeting space per guest room, with at least 100 guest rooms for a full service hotel and 80 rooms for limited service hotels.

Each new hotel would also be required to have a swimming pool.