The genesis of â€śFamily Businessâ€ť came out of a meeting with the Garden Inn executive committee. Someone mentioned that current hotel lingo included the term â€śsleeping around,â€ť which applied to guests who stayed at other hotel brands. A few minutes later the idea that â€śHilton treats you like familyâ€ť emerged.
Alan instinctively replied, â€śGod! I hope itâ€™s not my family!â€ť Which led immediately to, â€śWow? How funny would it be if it were my family?!â€ť And, with that a Telly Award winning script was born.