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Hospitality & RecreationMaryland LivingTourism

Guest feature: Lauren Dorrill works for the Department of Natural Resources. Follow DNR on Facebook and Twitter. Have you ever wondered what goes into surveying wildlife? How native plants and rain gardens help restore the Chesapeake Bay? Where to go for the best fishing, boating or paddling? Are you eager

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Sideling Hill Welcome Center
Breaking NewsMaryland LivingTourism

Six years after being closed to the public, the Sideling Hill Welcome Center is officially open for business. Known as a gateway to Western Maryland, the center is home to the history, beauty, and adventure offered throughout Washington, Allegany, and Garrett counties. The grand reopening ceremony was held Friday afternoon

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Sail Baltimore
HistoryHospitality & RecreationProfilesTourism

Video produced by Amanda Winters If you were around Baltimore’s Inner Harbor September 10-14th you may have noticed a bright blue vessel docked across from the Constellation.  This was the Kalmar Nyckel, a recreation of a Swedish merchant ship that carried settlers to the New World in 1638. The ship

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InternationalMaryland EconomyTourism

More than 2.3 million passengers traveled through Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI Marshall) in July 2015, hitting a new all-time record for any month at BWI Marshall. “New airline service and growing passenger traffic highlight BWI Marshall’s role as a major international gateway,” said Maryland Governor Larry Hogan. “Our

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Frederick Maryland: Work Where There's Room
Maryland LivingTourismWorkforce

Guest feature: Michelle Kershner is the Business Development Specialist for the City of Frederick. Late last month, the City of Frederick’s Department of Economic Development released a new three minute video, “Work Where There’s Room to Play,” to showcase the benefits of working in Frederick, Maryland. From thriving Downtown Frederick to outdoor

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Gordon Ramsay Hotel Hell
Breaking NewsEntertainmentHospitality & RecreationTourism

Are you an owner, or an employee, of a struggling hospitality business? Is there a hotel near your favorite vacation town that needs an extreme makeover? Now renewed for a third season, Gordon Ramsay and the Hotel Hell crew are searching nationwide for businesses in need of an overhaul. Maryland

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Farmers Market Produce
e-NewslettersMaryland LivingTourism

July 2015 Tourism Pulse: Buy local for an authentic Maryland experience Liz Fitzsimmons is the Executive Director for the Maryland Office of Tourism Development. With farmers markets and festivals galore featuring local products, July offers up multiple opportunities for summertime visitors and residents alike to support local businesses and get a

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Photo courtesy of  The History Channel

The Maryland Film Office is excited to announce that History Channel’s hit reality show American Pickers will be coming to the State in August. The show follows Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz on their journey across the United States, searching for diamonds in the rough among the forgotten junk in

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EventsMaryland LivingTourism

On July 4, 1776, the original 13 colonies of the United States officially adopted the Declaration of Independence, proclaiming their freedom from Great Britain. Of the 56 signers of the Declaration, 4 hailed from Maryland – Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Samuel Chase, William Paca, and Thomas Stone. Nearly 40 years later,

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e-NewslettersMaryland LivingTourism

June 2015 Tourism Pulse: Insights on Maryland’s $15.4 billion tourism industry Bill Pencek is the Acting Assistant Secretary for Tourism, Film, & the Arts at the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. As the height of Maryland’s tourism season gets underway, the Maryland Office of Tourism Development recently announced

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