08 Nov '11, 11pm

We're awesome, come visit? -- "United States of Awesome Possibilities" unveiled as new brand position for the nation

Say goodbye to the United States of America. Say hello to "the United States of Awesome Possibilities" as it looks to visitors from abroad to help lift it out of the economic doldrums. By soft-pedaling patriotism, the newly-formed US national tourism board tasked with getting more tourists -- and their money -- onto US soil is reinventing the nation as a hip new land of diversity and possibilities. "We're rebranding America for the first time," said Jim Evans, chief executive of the Corporation for Travel Promotion, ahead of the World Travel Market that opened Monday in London. "Over the last 10 or 12 years, people have seen America as unwelcoming as we've focused on security ... and our competition (from other countries) is more fierce than it's ever been before." The United States made $134.4 billion off international tourism in 2010, when a record 60 million tourists ca...

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