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Ironbridge in Top 100 nominations for VirtualTourist's 8th Wonder of the World

Ironbridge in Top 100 nominations for VirtualTourist's 8th Wonder of the World Interim results for's quest to crown the "8th Wonder of the World" show that Ironbridge is currently in the Top 100 out of 350 nominations. Public voting remains open through September 30th 2013.

Shropshire Tourism announced last month that it had nominated Ironbridge for the "8th Wonder of the World", run by, a leading travel research website and community that is part of TripAdvisor Media Group.

With numerous Tourism Boards, Chambers of Commerce and Visitor Bureaus sending in a nomination, the public is asked to vote for their favorite out of the almost 300 submissions from around the World.  Voters can visit to vote for Ironbridge and have until September 30 to do so. 

You can visit the website every 24 hours and vote again and again!

There is also a link to the voting page from Shropshire Tourism's website, The wonder with the most votes will be crowned the winner.  The winner will be featured in a national broadcast TV segment on a popular syndicated program as well as receive a massive media relations campaign push from VirtualTourist.

"It's wonderful to have a nomination from every corner of the world so we are thrilled to receive Ironbridge as a nomination from Shropshire Tourism," said Giampiero Ambrosi, General Manager of  "As one of the best travel guide resources on the web, members and visitors to our site have been to almost every country in the world.  We are eager to see which landmark they will choose to be crowned the 8th Wonder of the World."  To vote for Ironbridge for 8th Wonder of the World, just visit

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