Shutdown 2013: Business Travelers Fret Over Cancelled Meetings and Bookings
The shutdown has caused a general uneasiness in the U.S. and the impact is particularly strong on companies that work directly with government departments. Business travelers will really have something to complain about if air and rail travel is effected.
Excerpt from Successful Meetings
Roughly 40 percent of business travel professionals say the government shutdown — now in its 11th day — has impacted them, their company or their company’s employees, according to the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), which today released the results of a new survey showing the impact of the shutdown on business travel.
[GBTA reports] on the top three ways the shutdown has negatively impacted those in the business travel industry…