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Every US City Should Be Like Vegas

By Chuckmonster on Wednesday, 21st September 2005 2:30pm
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As safety concerns and rising anti-Americanism reduce the number of foreign visitors to the United States, a travel expert said Monday more U.S. destinations should adopt a Las Vegas-style model that blends widespread security measures with a welcoming attitude.

Roger Dow, president and chief executive officer of the Washington-based Travel Industry Association of America, told 225 attendees at this year's International Tourism Safety and Security Conference at the Flamingo that the nation's nearly $600 billion per year travel industry remains susceptible to threats including terror attacks and natural disasters.



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