Tourism officials put the loss to the city at more than $6 million.
Now, the Atlanta police and tourism officials seem to agree.
The conferences are expected to bring nearly 5,000 people to the city, tourism officials said.
The selection was made by a committee of European tourism officials.
That's the kind of message tourism officials are hoping will get out, and soon.
Tourism officials have also set out to mine the driving market.
Tourism officials say the impact has not, in fact, been devastating.
At least 76 percent of the 2,554 hotel rooms are expected to be ready for winter, tourism officials say.
Tourism officials expect an additional 250,000 visitors a year by 2000.
Tourism officials expect more visitors this spring and summer than ever before.