The “2011 Tourism Partnership of the Year” was recently awarded to Maryland Life magazine. The award was given by the Maryland Association of Destination Marketing Organizations (MDMO), at the annual Maryland Tourism & Travel Summit.
The event was held Nov. 2-4, at the Marriott Inn & Conference Center at UMUC in College Park, Maryland. Top tourism professionals in Maryland got together for educational opportunities and networking, along with vend0rs, suppliers, supporters, government professionals, and elected officials.
According to an article on Marylandlife.com, “Tourism is a significant industry in Maryland. More than 29 million visitors spent more than $13.6 billion last year, and the tourism industry employs 134,000 people throughout the state. The industry generated more than $1.6 billion in tax revenues for state and local governments.”
For more information about MDMO, visit www.tourismworksformaryland.com.