“We had a nice conversation with them,” Jennifer Michels, vice president of communications with ASTA, said at the ASTA Global Convention on Monday. “They listened to our concerns. They have already pulled one of the offensive ads that our members were really hot under the collar about.” In early August, Marriott International announced a digital campaign styled #itpaystobookdirect. It touted free WiFi and other perks for Marriott Rewards members who booked on the company’s website. The ads starred Internet personality and comedian Grace Helbig. The campaign included three videos appearing online as digital display ads: “The Proposal,” “The Interview” and “Scenic Route.” “Scenic Route” is the video that has been pulled. According to an earlier release from Marriott, it featured Helbig helping a lost couple find their destination despite a gas station attendant insisting they take a scenic route. As of Monday afternoon, the other two videos were still available online. Get the full story at Travel Weekly