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Maryland Office of Tourism Development

Destination Maryland Travel Guide
Tourism

The Maryland Office of Tourism Development (OTD), a division of the Maryland Department of Commerce, has released the 2018 edition of Destination Maryland: The Official Guide to Maryland State Travel. This year, the free publication contains a special feature on “Uniquely Maryland Adventures” and includes themed trip suggestions as well

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Maryland EconomyTourism

Visitors to Maryland spent $17.3 billion on travel expenses in 2016, up 2.7 percent from the previous year, according to a report released today by the Maryland Office of Tourism Development, an agency of the Maryland Department of Commerce. In addition, Maryland welcomed more than 42 million visitors in 2016,

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Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center
HistoryTourism

Today is Harriet Tubman Day and Maryland is celebrating in a big way. After years of planning and preparation, the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center is officially open for business. The center is hosting a special invitation-only event today to commemorate its completion. This weekend’s grand opening celebration, held on

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Tourism

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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tourism fort mchenry
Hospitality & RecreationMaryland EconomyTourism

The Maryland Office of Tourism Development, part of the Maryland Department of Commerce, today announced that tourism in Maryland is on the rise, with 6 percent increases in tourism employee payroll and visitor spending to the State in 2014. These and other insights about the impact of the travel and

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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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Tourism

Book your hotel stay in Ocean City. Take the family camping at Deep Creek. Go shopping around the Inner Harbor. Whether you realize it or not, your weekend getaways and sightseeing tours have a big impact on Maryland’s economy. A new report, released Wednesday by the Maryland Office of Tourism

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