Chattanooga Tourism Co.
COVID-19 Meetings Resources
Chattanooga Tourism Co. is working diligently in partnership with the State of Tennessee and others to support the local restaurants, shops, attractions, and other hospitality-related businesses that are essential to the quality of life and tourism.
We ask that you take a moment to read guidance from the CDC and Tennessee Pledge on how to make your trip safer for your group, our hospitality workers and everyone around you. Most importantly, please stay home if any member of your party is sick.
For a safer meeting, masks are required in public places while you are in close proximity to others. Remember to physically distance yourself when possible and wash your hands frequently to help make your visit safer. Your safety and our hospitality community’s safety is our top priority.
We look forward to safely welcoming you and your group to Chattanooga!
The Chattanooga Airport is diligently following the guidance of the Federal Aviation Administration, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, World Health Organization, airline partners and federal, state and community health officials to ensure a sanitary and healthy environment throughout passenger terminals and shared spaces. In addition, the housekeeping staff is continuing to pay special attention to disinfecting high-traffic areas such as check-in kiosks, counter tops, handrails, seating areas and other shared spaces. The health and safety of passengers, personnel and partners remain top priorities and The Chattanooga Airport is continuously monitoring the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Chattanooga Convention Center
The Chattanooga Convention Center has always strived to deliver memorable experiences in a clean and well-kept facility. The convention center has gone above and beyond normal standards to maintain exceptional, health-conscious conditions. Listed below are some of the steps that have been implemented:
- Cleaning crews have increased cleaning frequency with special attention to high touch areas such as escalator rails, door handles and stair rails.
- Numerous hand sanitizer stations have been placed through the facility.
Additional standards for staff have been implemented:
- Washing hands often and using hand sanitizer frequently
- Mask are required for all employees
- Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth
- Staying home if you are sick
The Chattanooga Convention Center will continue to strive to make the facility clean, attractive and most of all safe for all attendees.
CARTA’S Free Electric Shuttle
CARTA will continue to operate on Saturday schedules Monday through Saturday with the last trip from downtown at 9:30 p.m., and on regular Sunday schedules due to the increased cases of COVID-19 in our community. Rear door boarding will still be provided and fares will be waived during this time. Passenger capacity is also reduced for everyone’s safety and additional buses will be staged to assist with the overflow.
Bike Chattanooga has an unparalleled commitment to keeping customers and staff safe. Bike Chattanooga will continue operations during COVID-19 with new policies and procedures to support those who need to travel on an urgent basis. Exercising protocols such as cleaning bikes and stations with germ-killing disinfectant on an ongoing basis, the team is working hard to put the health of our community first. Bike Chattanooga also encourages the community to access the system via the PBSC or Transit app for a contactless experience, in addition to following hygiene practices set out by the CDC.
Our hospitality partners are committed to keeping guests safe while visiting Chattanooga. Check out the additional cleaning measures that our hotel partners are taking:
Chattanooga restaurants are open for dine-in, with many offering outdoor seating and to-go options. All restaurants must follow Tennessee's Restaurant Guidelines, which includes wearing a mask while dining indoors (unless actively eating or drinking) and complying with social distancing standards. Check out Tennessee's Restaurant guidelines and the National Restaurant Association's guidelines for more information.
Chattanooga's attractions are open, with many offering timed-ticketing and limited capacity to ensure a safer experience for visitors. Check out the attractions below to find COVID-19 resources for each: