The genesis of “Family Business” came out of a meeting with the Garden Inn executive committee. Someone mentioned that current hotel lingo included the term “sleeping around,” which applied to guests who stayed at other hotel brands. A few minutes later the idea that “Hilton treats you like family” emerged.
Alan instinctively replied, “God! I hope it’s not my family!” Which led immediately to, “Wow? How funny would it be if it were my family?!” And, with that a Telly Award winning script was born.