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Corporate/Convention News
March 9, 2015
(Washington, DC) – Today Destination DC announces Carol Motley has joined the organization as the director of convention sales.  Motley most recently served as senior national account executive for Visit Orlando, the tourism bureau for Orlando, FL.  In her new role, Motley will assist the Vice President, Convention Sales and Services in planning and administering sales policies and...
Corporate/Convention News
February 25, 2015
(Washington, DC) … The American Experience Foundation (AEF), the philanthropic arm of Destination DC, the official tourism and marketing office for Washington, DC, hosts the first annual DC Rite of Passage fieldtrip, Friday, February 27-March 1, 2015. Thirty-two 8th grade students from Sto-Rox Middle School in greater Pittsburgh, PA have been awarded the inaugural Rite of Passage trip, a three...
Corporate/Convention News
WASHINGTON, DC — — In 2015, the Presidents Day long weekend coincides with Valentine’s Day, a fitting time for more than 12,000 young women, ages 10-18, who love volleyball to compete at the 9th annual Capitol Hill Volleyball Classic. This tournament is pure girl power: More than 900 teams and 35,000 spectators transform Walter E. Washington Convention Center into a network of 119 volleyball...
Corporate/Convention News
January 22, 2015
Washington, DC- For the sixth consecutive year, Destination DC, the official marketing and tourism office for the nation’s capital, presents Date Nights DC, a regionally focused advertising campaign connecting Mid-Atlantic travelers with more than 50 deals and discounts at Washington, DC hotels, restaurants, attractions and tours, as well as 28 proposal-worthy spots and 101 date-worthy...