Industry Update
Press Release10 May 2020

GBTA Industry Forum Series: Interview with Patrick Pacious, President & CEO, Choice Hotels

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Scott Solombrino, CEO, GBTA chats with Patrick Pacious, President and CEO of Choice Hotels as part of the GBTA Industry Forum Series. Patrick shares his experience working for a hotel company where 100% hotels are franchised, the challenges facing small business owners, their advocacy efforts and the government funding which has been introduced to support these businesses.

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