Hilton Branson, Damaged by Tornado, Reopens

 The Hilton Branson Convention Center Hotel in Branson, Mo., has reopened after sustaining extensive tornado damage in late February. All 3,400 windows were replaced at the property, which opened about three weeks earlier than its Oct. 1 goal. About 60 percent of the windows had been damaged by the tornado, according to Travel Weekly, M&C's sister publication. The five-year-old property offers 294 guest rooms and is connected to the 220,000-square-foot Branson Convention Center.