Hotel CEOs: Stop Bashing Travel

The business-travel sector has taken some public hits lately, as congressional leaders have blasted executives for holding junkets while getting federal funds. Now hotel-industry leaders are asking Congress to tone down the criticism. In a letter to members of Congress, executives from ten of the nation’s largest hotel companies wrote: “We understand the economic pressuresContinue reading “Hotel CEOs: Stop Bashing Travel”

Dear Senator Kerry – You Don't Get It!

Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) has announced plans to introduce legislation that would prevent companies that have received bailout funding from hosting, sponsoring or paying for conferences, holiday parties and entertainment events. The bill will affect any companies that have received government help under the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). “I’m sick and tired of pickingContinue reading “Dear Senator Kerry – You Don't Get It!”

Dear Senator Kerry – You Don’t Get It!

Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) has announced plans to introduce legislation that would prevent companies that have received bailout funding from hosting, sponsoring or paying for conferences, holiday parties and entertainment events. The bill will affect any companies that have received government help under the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). “I’m sick and tired of pickingContinue reading “Dear Senator Kerry – You Don’t Get It!”