Tyler named Garden Destination of the year 2016 by Luxury Travel Guide magazine


The Luxury Travel Guide magazine has named Tyler the “Garden Destination of the Year – USA” for 2016.

“It’s a huge honor to receive this designation from The Luxury Travel Guide,” Susan Travis, Visit Tyler Vice President of Tourism & Servicing said in a press release. “We were in the running with several cities nationwide, but Tyler was able to rise above the other cities being considered.”

Officials with the magazine said it received more nominations this year than ever before. Each winner is recognized in a special edition of the magazine.

“Winning this award will bring a great amount of exposure to the Tyler area,” Shari Lee, Visit Tyler Vice President/General Manager of Conventions said in the release. “We hope this will attract visitors who might have never heard of Tyler before now.”

For a full list of awards, visit www.luxurytravel-guide.com.

- Carlina Villalpando

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