John Russell, chief executive officer, Hospitality Artists LLC, and partner, Yesawich, Pepperdine, Brown & Russell, spoke at the Massachusetts Governor's Conference on Travel & Tourism in Boston today about the results of an online survey YPB&R did of business and leisure travelers from March 24 to 26. Of the 651 business travelers surveyed, 9 percent said they had canceled business trips because of the Gulf War, but 72 percent said the war would not influence their travel plans within the next 12 months. For more information, visit