Marriott International (MAR) CEO Arne Sorenson believes that President Donald Trump's immigration policies are damaging U.S. tourism, which is adding to the concern that international tourists are avoiding the U.S. this year, Financial Times reports.
Some travelers are staying away due to the strong dollar, but Sorenson says Trump's attempts to issue an immigration ban has hurt the U.S.'s reputation.
"The [new US administration's] actions around travel are not helpful," Sorenson told the Times.
Marriott stock was up slightly on Monday afternoon.
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