Posted: Jul 27, 2010 9:36 AM by Bea Karnes, News First 5
Updated: Jul 27, 2010 9:37 AM
The head of the U.S. Travel Association is proposing that BP set aside $500 million for a marketing campaign to help draw tourists to the Gulf Coast.
Roger Dow makes the proposal in prepared testimony to a House panel looking at the oil spill's impact on tourism. The New Orleans Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau made a similar proposal last month.