GETTING THE SQUEEZE

Mayors and local governments are looking for reasons — and possible scapegoats — for lower-than-forecast visitor numbers and convention center bookings. Some convention and visitors bureaus are finding themselves on the line. In late March, Boston Mayor Tom Menino reviewed a report the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau commissioned from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), which studied future bookings for the city's new $800 million Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC), sche

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