Percentage of U.S. travelers who would pay a premium to stay at an environmentally responsible hotel. 70

Number of new hotel rooms in the construction pipeline in the U.S. as of April 2007 (up 50 percent over ‘06) 543,323

Projected average daily rate for U.S. hotels, up 6 percent from 2006 and breaking $100 for the first time $103.47

Number of taxi rides on May 9 in Boston during the BIO International Convention 5,444

Percentage of hotel guests who are more likely to leave a light on when they leave a hotel room than they are at home 63

Sources:(from left) International Ecotourism Society; Smith Travel Research; Massachusetts Convention Center Authority; Opinion Research USA