The Home of Blues, Soul & Rock ‘n’ Roll is one of the 100 must-visit travel spots in the world, according to TIME magazine.
Today, TIME revealed the third annual list of the World’s Greatest Places, adding Memphis to the list of 100 extraordinary travel destinations around the globe. The 901 joins international destinations like Madrid, Dubai and Bangkok, along with domestic destinations Seattle, Las Vegas and Santa Fe.
“This is a great honor for our city and destination from a globally recognized media outlet,” said Kevin Kane, President and CEO of Memphis Tourism. “This accolade from TIME showcases our diverse culinary scene and new hotel development that combine to create an authentic and exciting experience for travelers.”
“Memphis, Graceland’s home, is in the midst of an exciting evolution,” wrote TIME contributor Jenny Peters, who visited Memphis this Spring to do research for the travel feature. “In the historic South Main Arts District, the Memphis Central Station gleams after a careful restoration.”
Read the entire feature in TIME here.