Bending the Third Rail
Because We Should, We Can, We Do
Monday, March 12, 2007
In our increasingly service dominated economy, this is a big story:
Tourism to the United States has dropped by 17 percent since 2001. “Two-thirds of respondents worried they could be held back at airports because of a mistake in form filling or a misstatement to immigration officials. Half said officials were rude and that they feared them more than the threat of terrorism or crime.”
The kings of marketing, aka the Bush administration, has done a wonderful job making the U.S. a travel destination.