Memphis named top travel destination, but how does high crime impact that?

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With all the crime, this may sound surprising to us, but this week Time has named Memphis as number three on its list of Best US Travel Destinations for 2016.

They cite a drop in airfare, a development of a new Graceland hotel and our famous BBQ as reasons why.

It's good news for the Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau.

But do they have to do damage control, when it comes to Memphis' crime problem?

Jonathan Lyons is with the CVB. Holly Whitfield writes the "I Love Memphis Blog" for the city.

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