La Mansion del Rio, arguably the most historic property on the Riverwalk in San Antonio, prides itself on "stepping out of the chain mentality when hosting meetings and incentives," said GM Gerald Wolsborn. Coming off a very good 1997, in which the hotel enjoyed a slightly higher occupancy than the city's overall average and a five to six percent rate increase, Wolsborn said to expect the same kind of rate increases in 1998.