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Hilton CEO on why the airlines have to recover for travel industry and the country to succeed

Hilton CEO Chris Nassetta talks with Yahoo Finance reporter Jen Rogers on why he thinks the airlines need to bounce back to support the travel industry and the country as a whole.

Video Transcript

CHRIS NASSETTA: And it's not just been-- it's been a lot more drive-to, you know what I mean? So the majority of the business that-- you know, through the summer and so far into the fall, you know, has tilted towards drive-to business. But if you go back a year ago and look at, you know, through the past decades, and I think if you go fast-- if you fast forward, as I said, a couple of years when demand patterns normalize, the majority the business for us-- people are coming by planes. And so you know, the answer to the-- the short answer to the story is airline business is critical and important infrastructure for our industry.