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Virgin Atlantic: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DETROIT

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DETROIT

To celebrate the launch of its new route to Detroit next month, Virgin Atlantic has released an infographic telling you everything you need to know about the Motor City.

When you visit Detroit, be sure to contact Show Me Detroit Tours to schedule an up-close visit to the city’s many attractions – the nitty and the gritty that make up The D. For complete tour info visit  www.showmedetroittours.com/reservations.html

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Everything you need to know about one of America’s hottest cities

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This profile of Motown was published today (April 22) on Virgin Atlantic‘s blog and summarizes many of the attractions of “The D”.

On June 1 Virgin Atlantic will launch direct flights to Detroit, the birthplace of Motown, Madonna and the motor car.

Although most commonly associated with Henry Ford and the motor car and Berry Gordy and his Motown record label, Detroit has probably become better known recently for its financial troubles. However, the city has been enjoying a recent resurgence and is once again a hot bed of energy with a burgeoning art scene and new bars and restaurants popping up daily. Read on for a few things you might not know.

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DETROIT TECH AND DESIGN: THE REBIRTH OF MOTOR CITY

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Motown. Motor City. But there’s another nickname that suits Detroit’s character best of all, these days: Renaissance City. Certainly, the past 50 years haven’t always been kind to this once-mighty industrial capital. But while Detroit’s fortunes have risen and fallen, thanks to a startling new surge in Detroit tech, in the arts, in design and in independent business, the city is now poised at the start of a brilliant period of regeneration.

Read more at http://bit.ly/1GG6hYU about the combined impact of TechTown, the Detroit Design Festival, Shinola, Detroit Denim Co., the Detroit Bicycle Company, Wallace Detroit Guitars, and many others on Detroit’s phoenix-like rebirth.

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