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Aug 24, 2016, 11:00 ET Destination DC Announces Record 2015 Visitation and FY 2017 Plans at the Annual Marketing Outlook Meeting

 Destination DC (DDC) today announced a record 21.3 million total visitors to Washington, DC in 2015, up 5% over 2014. DDC president and CEO...


Jun 22, 2016, 12:00 ET Washington, DC Announces Special Events During IPW 2017

 Destination DC (DDC), announced plans today for an incredible lineup of special events to showcase DC during the U.S. Travel Association's IPW...


May 26, 2016, 13:46 ET All-American Summer: Spend The Season Of Sunshine In Washington, DC

 Washington, DC is the ideal destination for a summer vacation and Destination DC, the official destination marketing organization for the...


May 03, 2016, 10:30 ET DC Travel Rally Proclaims Impact Of Hospitality & Tourism Industry

 Leadership from Washington, DC's hospitality and tourism industry confirmed today that 2015 is the sixth consecutive record-breaking year for...


Mar 23, 2016, 12:32 ET Get Swept Away By Spring: Washington, DC Blooms With Excitement

 Washington, DC is synonymous with spring and Destination DC, the official tourism and marketing office for the nation's capital, is prepped to...


Dec 21, 2015, 11:07 ET Washington, DC to Welcome Hospitality and Cultural Inventory and Celebrate Milestones in 2016

In 2016, Destination DC, the official convention and tourism bureau for the nation's capital, will welcome significant hospitality and cultural...


Dec 21, 2015, 11:07 ET Washington, DC to Welcome Hospitality and Cultural Inventory and Celebrate Milestones in 2016

In 2016, Destination DC, the official convention and tourism bureau for the nation's capital, will welcome significant hospitality and cultural...


Nov 02, 2015, 13:15 ET Ring In The Holidays DC Cool-Style: Washington Shines Throughout The Season

Washington, DC dazzles throughout the holiday season. Destination DC, the official tourism and marketing office for the nation's capital, helps...


Sep 30, 2015, 11:50 ET Destination DC to Redesign Website, Partners with MMGY Global

Today Destination DC, the tourism and marketing office for Washington, DC, announced the selection of MMGY Global as the developer for the relaunch...


Aug 17, 2015, 10:30 ET Destination DC Underlines Centrality of Tourism to Local Economy and Road Map for FY 2016 at Annual Marketing Outlook Meeting

The economic influence of Washington, DC's travel and tourism industry was heralded today at Destination DC's Marketing Outlook Meeting at the...


Feb 26, 2015, 09:00 ET American Experience Foundation Awards Inaugural DC Rite Of Passage Field Trip

 The American Experience Foundation (AEF), the philanthropic arm of Destination DC, the official tourism and marketing office for Washington,...


May 06, 2014, 15:12 ET DC Tourism Community Rally Shows Impact of Hospitality Industry

The District's hospitality leadership today confirmed 2013 as another record-breaking year for domestic visitation during the city's annual Travel...


May 02, 2014, 09:42 ET Washington, DC's Yearlong Marketing Campaign Heats Up For "DC Cool Kids"

 Today Destination DC, the official tourism and marketing office for the District of Columbia, kicks off their summer 2014 marketing campaign...


Mar 27, 2014, 12:26 ET Washington, DC Welcomes USA Weightlifting, USA Powerlifting American Open December 2014

 Destination DC, the official convention and tourism corporation for the nation's capital, has announced the selection of Washington, DC as the...


Feb 04, 2014, 11:13 ET Destination DC: U.S. Travel Association Announces Economic Impact Study Results of IPW

As Washington, DC Prepares to Host IPW 2017, Study Finds International Travel Trade Show's Economic Impact Rivals Super Bowl The U.S. Travel...


Jan 07, 2014, 13:13 ET Washington, DC Foresees 2014 As Year of New Beginnings

Exciting New Additions, High-Profile Conventions Point to Major Changes in the DC Convention Landscape The new year is looking promising for...