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Medellin’s Tourism Transformation Looks to Meetings and Conventions

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May 14, 2015


When you wander around Medellin and mention to city officials and entrepreneurs that you are touring now-very-dead drug kingpin Pablo Escobar’s grave and other points of interest related to the city’s dark history, they tend to wince because they are now very much focused on “the transformation.” Indeed, Colombia’s second-largest city has undergone what appears to be a near-miraculous transition.