by Christian Stegmaier
Great op-ed piece from Bill Marriott, CEO of Marriott International, regarding the need for business travel and corporate meetings. Folks don’t appreciate how many people are employed by hoteliers and other hospitality-related entities who depend on corporations spending travel dollars for their living. Don’t throw the baby out with the bath water re: climbing on the band wagon of those criticizing corporate travel and meetings/conventions. Without such travel, an enormous portion of our economy would be destroyed.
Click here for the full column by Mr. Marriott: