The Verve Hotel entrance day

Lou Carrier, president of Distinctive Hospitality Group, weighs in on the lack of business travel and its impact on the hotel industry.  “Business travelers use hotels, go to restaurants and retail, engage in sports entertainment and get the economic systems firing on all cylinders,” Lou Carrier, president of the Distinctive Hospitality Group, said. “You may have a leisure traveler engine firing on two or three cylinders, but a business traveler engine is firing on eight.”

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