Ovation prides itself on being a meritocracy, and our workforce is made up of the best and brightest who work hard to achieve success. Among the travel industry’s best employees are Dreamers, hardworking young people who came to the U.S. as children and are, at least for the time being, able to live and work legally in the U.S. through the merit-based Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

In an Op-Ed for Crain’s New York, I discuss why DACA is good for business. CLICK HERE to read more.

Ilka Eren, who is part of the Ovation family, is one of the 800,000 immigrants who have received DACA protection since the program’s launch in 2012. This article in Reuters tells her story and why she is so valuable to Ovation. CLICK HERE to read more.