Global Destinations Make a Splash

The Piscines Bernat Picornell aquatic venue in Barcelona, Spain, which was used during the 1992 Olympic Summer Games, also hosted the 2013 FINA World Championships. Photo courtesy of Lluis Gene/AFP/Getty Images)
The Piscines Bernat Picornell aquatic venue in Barcelona, Spain, which was used during the 1992 Olympic Summer Games, also hosted the 2013 FINA World Championships. Photo courtesy of Lluis Gene/AFP/Getty Images

By Lisa Clifton

Global destinations make for truly world-class experiences. In taking events abroad, organizers can offer athletes and their families singular experiences at renowned sports venues in distinctive city atmospheres with unique cultural attractions. From continental hot spots to tropical islands, these international destinations are strong contenders for extraordinary events.

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