The Business of Giving Back

As Biloxi, Miss., and the Mississippi Gulf Coast continue to grapple with the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, more than 300 tourism professionals, hoteliers, and corporate executives met one weekend in March to do their part to help put the area back together. The 2006 Tourism — Caring for America event brought about 5,000 hours of volunteer labor to the region, including projects at tourist and business attractions such as the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center, where

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