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Hilton and Marriott Voice Support for Smart Visas

Monday January 28th, 2013 - 12:19AM

DAVOS, SWITZERLAND–The CEOs of Hilton Worldwide and Marriott International have urged governments to adopt smart visa policies that stimulate global travel, create new jobs and spur economic development.

Hilton's Christopher Nassetta and Marriott's Arne Sorenson spoke on behalf of the smart visa program at the World Economic Forum held here last week. Smart visas are intended to facilitate travel and, therefore, hotel stays, while removing process inefficiencies caused by arduous visa requirements.