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2011 Tourism Partnership of the Year Awarded

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.


21st Annual Taste of Maryland Legislative Reception

The 21st annual Taste of Maryland Legislative Reception will bring together veteran as well as new legislators, public officials, and representatives of the tourism industry in an environment that encourages discussion and networking while sampling Maryland’s diverse restaurant cuisine. The celebrated event is co-sponsored by the Maryland Tourism Council, the Maryland Hotel and Lodging Association, the Restaurant Association of Maryland and the Maryland Wineries Association. Monday, January 17 from 5-7:30 p.m., the Loews Annapolis Hotel will host the event showcasing over 21 restaurants from 10 Maryland counties. Continue reading

National Tourism Week Celebrations in Maryland

MTC is celebrating tourism week the grassroots way – give back and get dirty with us on May 13, 2009.  What is your Maryland business or organization doing in recognition of the 26th Annual National Travel and Tourism Week taking place May 9-17, 2009?