What's your tourism slogan for the U.S.?

A spectator with a American flags attends the Citi Military Appreciation Day event to honor U.S. veterans and current service members at Citi Pond in Bryant Park on Nov. 11, 2011 in New York City.

This final note today. Tourism is a big economic deal in this country. Many billions of dollars worth of big deal.

So a new marketing campaign from a public private partnership called the Corporation for Travel Promotion caught our eye. America as "The United States of Awesome Possibilities." Which just begged for other ideas:

Brandon Flood: I mean, it's a little overboard, the 'awesome.'

Ron McMillan: The United States of Limitless Opportunities.

Don Stewart: We welcome anyone that wants to come visit. We'll certainly welcome anyone that wants to come buy our stuff.

Dennis Meacham: United States of Acceptance.

Stewart: I would say United States, Y'All Come. But that seems to be just a little more colloquial than perhaps a global advertising campaign.

Karen French: Somebody's getting paid good money to come up with something better than 'awesome.' Am I wrong? I'm not wrong in that.

Brandon Flood of Harrisburg, Penn.; Ron McMillan of Richmond, Calif.; Don Stewart in Homewood, Ala.; Dennis Meacham of Harrisburg, Penn.; and Karen French, also in Harrisburg.

Got a better idea? Send 'em along.

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Kai Ryssdal is the host and senior editor of Marketplace, public radio’s program on business and the economy.

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