With concern running high, planners are making sure that the hotels they book have increased their security. Have they installed closed-circuit TV systems? Do they have a relationship with local law-enforcement agencies? The Peninsula in New York City, for example, began a positive identification program after 9/11, in which guests must fax a photo ID when they make their reservations. When they check in, the picture is checked as well. But some experts say the most important question is ...

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