Number of people who earned CMP designations in January:
432

Record number of conventions /trade shows held at the Las Vegas Convention Center in March:
23

Travelers who say they are less interested in visiting New Orleans because they believe the attractions are no longer available:
46%

Number of conventions, meetings, and trade shows coming to Chicago in April --
51

Hotel occupancy percentage in New York City in 2005:
82.9%

Sources from left to right: Convention Industry Council; Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Association; Louisiana Dept. of Culture, Recreation, and Tourism; Chicago Convention & Tourism Bureau; Smith Travel Research