The Fed Rate - Government Travelers Welcome In 2009 - By Robert Mandelbaum and Reed Woodworth
For hotels in the upper-tier chain scale categories, government travelers have historically been viewed as 'guests of last resort.' While government business is abundant, the per diem room rates set by federal, state, and local agencies are generally viewed as low. In addition, ancillary expenditures for food, beverage, retail, and recreation are restricted by government limits that are typically less than the average business traveler's budget.
PKF | December, 17 2009