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Visitors to Maryland spent nearly $17 billion on travel expenses in 2015, up 3.5 percent from the previous year, according to a report released by the Maryland Office of Tourism Development, an agency of the Maryland Department of Commerce. The report also found that Maryland welcomed 40.5 million visitors in

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USS Constellation Rum
Manufacturing & ProductionMaryland LivingTourism

An old tradition is coming back to life thanks to a local distillery and a Navy warship. Tobacco Barn Distillery of Southern Maryland and the Historic Ships in Baltimore have teamed up to create a Maryland-made rum, complete with molasses from Baltimore’s Domino Sugar. The two 53-gallon rum barrels – weighing

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EntertainmentTourism

MGM National Harbor opens its doors today in the National Harbor waterfront development in Prince George’s County. The project is expected to have a significant lasting economic impact on Maryland, Prince George’s County, and the Capital Region, attracting visitors from Washington, D.C., neighboring states, across the country, and around the world.

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Seaberry Farm Caroline County
Tourism

Guest feature: Angela Visintainer is the director of economic development for Caroline Economic Development Corporation. Follow CEDC on Facebook and Twitter. Caroline Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) has launched a new brand to attract businesses, talent, and visitors to Caroline County. Establishing a strong brand for the County was identified as a top

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pumpkins fall autumn
Maryland EconomyTourism

Catch up on the latest Maryland business news. Maryland business successes: Businesses within the BGE’s Smart Energy Economic Development Program are creating 2,400 new jobs in Maryland, according to Capital Gazette. CityBizList reports that Baltimore tech company Mindgrub has added 21 new employees since June. Columbia tech company Tenable Network

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Pumpkin Patch Maryland Farms
AgricultureTourism

Guest feature: Julie Oberg is the Communications Director for the Maryland Department of Agriculture. Follow along with MDA @MdAgDept and Maryland’s Best @MdsBest. Maryland farms are ready for your family this fall. Maryland’s farmers offer a variety of fall activities as a way for families to spend time together outdoors.

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Marriott International Maryland
Breaking NewsTourism

Marriott International, Inc., the world’s leading hotel company, announced today plans to relocate its global corporate office to a state-of-the-art, build-to-suit $600-million facility to be located in downtown Bethesda in Montgomery County. The county has been Marriott’s home for more than 60 years. The new complex will house more than

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Maryland apple orchards
Tourism

Guest feature: Julie Oberg is the Communications Director for the Maryland Department of Agriculture. Follow along with MDA @MdAgDept and Maryland’s Best @MdsBest. Apple picking season is underway at many pick-your-own orchards, with plenty of late peaches, tomatoes and other crops available to choose from. “Pick-your-own orchards provide a great

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Blue Angels Ft. McHenry
Tourism

Nearly two dozen aviators including the Navy’s famed Blue Angels flight demonstration team will take to the sky October 15 and 16, 2016 as part of Maryland Fleet Week and Air Show Baltimore October 10-17. Maryland Fleet Week and Air Show Baltimore celebrates the rich maritime traditions of the Chesapeake

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C&O Canal Reenactment Cannon
Tourism

Summer vacation might be ending, but there is still time to squeeze in one last trip with the entire family. This weekend, wrap up the season by visiting one of Maryland’s 18 national parks for free. In honor of the National Park Service 100 year anniversary, parks across the country are

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