Business travelers, tourists face off with tourism campaigns

The New York Times takes a look at the urgency in this summer's tourism campaigns that don't have that "feel-good" vibe of yesteryear as travelers face an economic downtown compounded by rising gas prices.

The New York Times takes a look at the urgency in this summer's tourism campaigns that don't have that "feel-good" vibe of yesteryear as travelers face an economic downtown compounded by rising gas prices.

Earlier this month, we reported on state PR campaigns that push affordability and encourage people to still take vacations, just ones closer to home. And, now BusinessWeek is saying that business travelers are finding their corporate travel budgets slashed and virtual meetings are cutting costs.

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