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From Mexico's Swine Flu Quagmire to Credit Crunch Virtual Vacations

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published: Jun 14, 2009
As Mexico tempts tourists south of the border after the swine flu fiasco with ads that emphasize Mexico's great deals and rich culture, I couldn't help thinking of the other ways cities and countries promote tourism.

We've covered a number of such innovations in tourism at Trend Hunter, and this slideshow features some of the most viral. From $1 bus rides to space tourism, everything under the sun is featured--perfect for planning a last-minute summer vacation!