NRA Exec: Travel, Tourism Key For Hospitality Industry

Published: 05/20/2013

WASHINGTON — With the warm summer months fast approaching, an executive from the National Restaurant Association is touting the importance of travel and tourism for the hospitality industry.

Hudson Riehle, senior vice president of the NRA’s Research and Knowledge Group, recently told a U.S. House panel that travel and tourism plays a crucial role in industry growth. The hearing, titled “Vacation Nation: How Tourism Benefits Our Economy,” examined how travel and tourism affects the hospitality industry, including restaurants and hotels.