While the area will still be reeling to some extent from thedecline in travel caused by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, themarket is showing some signs of recovery, he notes.

''A week after the attacks, the market dropped by about 37% andnow it's maybe down 15%,'' Montgomery tells GlobeSt.com. ''If youlook at national statistics, and sort of read between the lines,the market was softening before Sept. 11. I would say that maybe 5%or 10% of the drop is coming from the economic softness that wasapparent before the attacks, and the rest can be attributed toSept. 11.''

The recent American Airlines crash, however, doesn't seem tohave affected travel in the US or in Denver, he says.

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