Not Gonna Take It

Posted on March 16, 2009 by LCT Magazine

MOMENTUM BUILDS AGAINST BAD TRAVEL RULES: The list of professonal travel, hospitality, meeting, and transportation service organizations rallying against flawed business travel legislation is reaching critical mass. Such cooperation and backbone prove that businesses can move against ill-conceived governmental interference in the job-creating travel service marketplace.

NATIONAL BUSINESS TRAVEL ASSOCIATION

U.S. TRAVEL ASSOCIATION

PRESIDENT AND MEETING PROFESSONALS INTERNATIONAL

TAXI LIMOUSINE AND PARATRANSIT ASSOCIATION

GREATER CALIFORNIA LIVERY ASSOCIATION

LA INC.

LOS ANGELES CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU

Two websites are serving as a clearinghouse of information and resources to combat the proposed bill from Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass, that would pose severe restrictions and chilling effects on business travel, and by extension, the chauffeured transportation industry:

MEETING INDUSTRY CRISIS CENTER

MEETINGS MEAN BUSINESS

-- M.R.

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