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TripAdvisor CEO Says Economic Turbulence Won’t Stop People From Traveling

Before the stock market plummeted, travel industry watchers were predicting that this Labor Day could break records for airline travel.

As part of Here & Now’s “View from the Top” conversation series, host Jeremy Hobson speaks with TripAdvisor co-founder, CEO and president Stephen Kaufer. TripAdvisor calls itself the world’s largest travel site.

Kaufer says the financial turbulence “might have a temporary effect” but “people will continue to travel no matter whether the weather’s a bit choppy at the moment or not.”

Listen to the interview here.