Choose Chicago President and CEO: Leading Global Visitor Destinations Like Chicago Benefit from High Speed Rail Connections.
CHICAGO, Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The following quote is in response to a request from Mayor Rahm Emanuel regarding qualifications for the production of a high-speed rail connection to Chicago:
“Increasingly, leading global visitor destinations, be they for leisure or business, count among their attributes fast and convenient mass transit hubs,” said David Whitaker, President & CEO of Choose Chicago. “As Chicago continues to break tourism records, especially international arrivals, it will be imperative that we remain competitive if not best-in-class in terms of transportation. A high speed connection to O’Hare Airport is the best way to do that, thus welcoming visitors to and from our airports and key venues.”
About Choose Chicago
Choose Chicago® is the official destination marketing organization for Chicago, Illinois. Its mission is to bring regional, national and international business and leisure visitors to Chicago for the economic benefit of the city, the community and its membership.
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