The Alexandria Convention and Visitors Bureau found that its \”Extraordinary Alexandria\” campaign was a success.
BRETT ZONGKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Tourism officials say 2013 was another record-breaking year for attractions in the nation’s capital with an increase in domestic visitors and spending. Statistics released Tuesday by the tourism bureau Destination D.C. show Washington had more than 17.4 million U.S. visitors in 2013. That’s up 3.1 percent from the…
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County tourism officials are announcing a new partnership to attract visitors and businesses to Annapolis and Anne Arundel County. The Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau is hosting a reception on Tuesday in Annapolis. The bureau is giving the economic development organizations for the county and…
Hotels.com\’s annual rankings of vacation destinations has
Washington as the eighth-most popular spot for American travelers
in 2013, even as hotel room rates slipped a bit.
The University of Maryland is close to a deal that could bring a
300-room hotel to its East Campus.
You may rush through Union Station on your way to the Metro or to the next train, but if you stop and take a moment, you may see why Travel + Leisure recently named the station one of the most beautiful in the world.
Visitors to Ocean City are helping to tag sharks in the waters off the resort town\’s coast as part of a larger effort to track and save them.
The reigns of a national landmark in the heart of D.C. have been turned over to real estate mogul Donald Trump and his company, the Trump Organization.
JM Zell Partners Ltd. is studying plans to build a 240-room
hotel at its Carlyle Plaza development in Alexandria that could
stand to benefit from the
National Science Foundation\’s planned relocation from Ballston to
the city in 2017.
It\’s still vacation season and that means there\’s time to hit the beach before summer slips into fall.
Expedia is out with its 2013 Flip Flop Report, a survey of beach lovers all over the world.
A new Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport expansion plan will pave the way for more overseas flights and shorter lines.
The Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg was a flurry of
activity on a recent afternoon as dozens of workers prepared for
the Aug. 29 opening, painting trim, hanging chandeliers, installing
flooring — and, amid all the buzz, giving tours to potential
For typically lower-priced hotel properties on the outskirts of
D.C., the annual trips of eighth graders to the nation\’s capital
are valuable sources of money, bringing in hundreds of thousands of
dollars in revenue.
Here are a few tips to take a bit of the hassle out of getting to your vacation destination and how to avoid some unnecessary expenses along the way.