The U.S. welcomed 62 million international visitors in 2011, a new record, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. International visitors spent $153 billion last year, also a record. Rossi Ralenkotter, president and CEO of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and chairman of U.S. Travel Association's board of directors, calls for a new national agenda to strengthen meetings. The Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority and its labor supplier have agreed to eliminate the ...

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