National Press Club

Hospitality Industry Issues

January 17, 2008

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Run time: 3 minutes

J.W. Marriott, Jr. talked about his company's roots as well as critical issues facing U.S. businesses and the hospitality industry. Topics included immigration reform and creating a more efficient visa system to encourage more global travel for public diplomacy and trade. Mr. Marriott responded to questions submitted by members of the audience. Marriott International was celebrating 80 years since its founding as a root beer stand on 14th Street in Washington, D.C.