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

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

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)

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

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