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Tourism in 2013

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National Geographic recently named Memphis one of the top 20 places to visit in 2013 alongside ancient Roman ruins, beautiful islands, and the wilds of Africa.  But is the city concerned at all about overcoming, its reputation for being dangerous?  Kevin Kane heads up the Convention and Visitors Bureau is here.

 

  • 2013 Top Travel Trends
  • From USA TODAY

 

  • Number 1:
  • Expect to pay more for plane tickets

 

  • Number 2:
  • You'll pay more money in fees (i.e. checked bags, hotel safes, rental car extras)

 

  • Number 3:
  • Merging airlines means less competition

 

  • Number 4:
  • Look for gas prices to drop

 

  • Number 5:
  • More transparency in airline ticket prices & contracts