Worry, But Don't Panic

Fear in the financial sector and talk of recession haven't shaken up business and meetings travel yet.

How miserable will the economy get, and how will it affect companies' business travel and meetings?

In the latter part of January and into early February, it seemed likely that the economy could get very miserable indeed. On January 21, stock markets across the world took a massive tumble. In Europe, more than $300 billion was wiped off the books over fears the U.S. was headed toward recession. In response, the Federal Reserve cut its benchmark interest rate by three-quarters of a per

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