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Student 1 Wonderful Student Dr. Noreen Bider EAPR250 000 September 20, 2010 Article Summary: First Draft In “Selling Cities” ( Cities , 2002) Bradley et al argue that American cities, once dependent on industry for their economic strength, may now do well to consider developing meetings tourism , which they define as business travel associated with corporate or trade conferences. Citing government statistics and extensive research conducted by a number of business organizations, the federal government, and academic institutions, the authors conclude that there are three principal reasons cities should consider meetings tourism as an economic stimulus. First, on average, meetings tourists spend almost three times more money than do leisure tourists. Thus, large conferences and trade fairs involving thousands of participants can translate into an economic boon for a city with a developed shopping infrastructure. Second, meetings tourism creates service-sector jobs in a local economy, involving hotels, restaurants, and entertainment. Third, meetings tourism
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2010 for the course EAPR 250 taught by Professor Richardcooper during the Fall '07 term at McGill.

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