Number of U.S air travelers per 1,000 that reported lost, stolen, or damaged baggage in 2006 (up 0.1 from 2005)
6.7

Percent of meetings industry spending that is travel-related (air, hotel, car rental, ground transportation, etc.)
54

Revenues expected to be generated from the meetings industry in 2007
$164 billion

Percent of U.S. flightsthat were on time last year (down two points from 2005)
75

Percent that international travel to the U.S. has declined since September 11, 2001
17

Sources: 1-2. U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics; 3. Travel Industry Association; 4-5. PhoCusWright; 6. Las Vegas CVA