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The Power of the Pic: A Look Back on Memorable Images of 2012

KWE Partners takes a look back on the most retweeted and memorable images of 2012. Among them, President Barack Obama victory pic that was retweeted over 810,000 times by people in more than 200 countries.


African chic

Adventurers and in-the-know travelers have been beguiled by exotic Africa for centuries, but what is for sure is that Obama’s prominence and African origins will surely accelerate interest in African tourism, culture and style, and putting the continent firmly back on the chic list. It’s debatable whether the “O factor” will revive Hawaiian tourism the way Jimmy Carter did to Plains, Georgia or Bush to Crawford, Texas.