...The effort would take the form of an announcement by the President that henceforth, foreign tourists visiting the U.S. would receive free-of-charge, in-city transportation on the subways and buses of our dozen-or-so most important touristic cities. They, their mayors and city councils, would be asked, as a matter of patriotic service, to create a system whereby hotels would be authorized to issue free transportation cards to overnight foreign guests, upon their presentation of passports identifying them as bona fide tourists.
Arthur Frommer http://frommers.com/blog
Friday, March 26, 2010
at 2:30 PM