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Vicksburg Top Destination Jan. 18, 2013

Vicksburg Named Top 13 Destinations to Visit in 2013 by AAA

January 18, 2013 — LITTLE ROCK, AR — Vicksburg, MS, has been named one of the top thirteen places to travel in the world for 2013, AAA announced today. Distinguished for its Civil War history, Vicksburg was chosen as a top destination by the AAA Southern Traveler and AAA Midwest Traveler magazines. Other destinations selected by AAA include world-renowned tourism hotspots, such as Ireland, South Korea, Spain and Sri Lanka among others.

The AAA selected Vicksburg for its rich history and its power to draw history buffs from around the world. Led by the Vicksburg Convention and Visitors Bureau, which directs tourism growth for the city, Vicksburg will play host to the Civil War sesquicentennial commemoration events beginning in April. Events will last through July 4 and include "Tapestry: The Pilgrimage to Vicksburg" and the "Vicksburg Heritage Fair."

The AAA’s recognition highlights Vicksburg as a major player in cultural travel and is sure to encourage more national and international travelers to visit the lovely city. To be named alongside other major world tourism destinations is a well-deserved honor for Vicksburg.

Aristotle has worked with the Vicksburg Convention and Visitors Bureau since 2010. Aristotle designs and develops the destination’s tourism website, provides social media and marketing consulting and strategies, creates online promotional campaigns and directs online advertising and media buying.

Recently, Aristotle worked with the Vicksburg CVB to launch “The Arts, Antiques and Architecture Pinterest Getaway” campaign. The giveaway provides visitors with a chance to win an arts-rich vacation in the historic city. The campaign runs from January 14 to February 19, 2013. Enter to win the getaway at http://visitvicksburg.com/arts_giveaway.

For more information on Vicksburg’s 2013 AAA designation, read the official release here.


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Rhen Wilson

Digital Communications Director
Aristotle Inc.

rhenwilson [@] aristotle.net
1-800-995-2747 / 501.374.4638
401 W. Capitol Ste 700
Little Rock, AR 72201

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