Maryland Office of Tourism
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,
The Maryland Office of Tourism recently announced that beginning July 1, all eight state-operated welcome centers have expanded service to operate seven days a week. Located in every region of Maryland, the welcome centers are staffed with certified travel counselors who offer statewide tourism and travel information, hotel reservation assistance,
Guest feature: Sarah Duck is the director of tourism and marketing for the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce. Follow the Chamber on Facebook and Twitter. 2016 was a record year for tourism in the Deep Creek Lake area and Garrett County, Maryland with a 3.6% increase in county accommodations sales,
In celebration of Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month in February, Governor Larry Hogan will once again issue a proclamation and offer an official toast on February 3 to kick off FeBREWary. Breweries across Maryland are joining together to host special love-themed events, launch new beers, and offer unique culinary pairings.
Governor Larry Hogan has signed a proclamation declaring the month of February as FeBREWary in celebration of Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month. Breweries across Maryland have joined together to host special love-themed events, launch new beers and offer unique culinary pairings. The month-long celebration is a partnership between the Brewers Association of
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
Maryland’s popularity among visitors is growing rapidly, the Maryland Office of Tourism announced this week. Domestic travelers to the State reached 36.1 million in 2013, a 2.2 percent increase since 2012. A dramatic 33.3 percent increase in visitors occurred between 2013 and 2007, when 27.2 million travelers visited the State, a national survey of U.S.
Higher temperatures and sunnier skies are beaconing visitors to Maryland attractions. If you’re looking to channel your inner explorer, a new resource is loaded with information and discounts. The Maryland Office of Tourism recently released its 2014 edition of Destination Maryland: The Official Guide to Maryland State Travel. The magazine features: Listings