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Media Coverage

Media Coverage

Find out where DC has been in the news this month.

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Domestically, DC received coverage in The Washington Post, USA Today and Skift and was also featured in industry publications. Internationally, the city was the focus of a six-page spread in National Geographic Traveller India and its luxury segment was highlighted in a London-based publication.

Domestic Media

Travel+Leisure ranks Washington, DC a top destination in 2018 thanks in part to The Wharf as well as dining and fine art nods.
Travel+Leisure, Dec. 5, 2017: The 50 Best Places to Travel in 2018

BlackBook goes in-depth on all the fascinating aspects there are to explore in DC outside of the political realm.
BlackBook, November 2017: Never Mind the Politics: High-Tech Art, Egyptian Cats and ‘Doffles’ in the New D.C.

Laura Powell of Skift provides a detailed look at The Wharf and its importance to DC’s tourism.
Skift, Nov. 21: The Wharf Turns Washington Into a Waterfront City

Lavanya Ramanathan of The Washington Post discusses immersive art installations in DC, including a focus on Artechouse.
The Washington Post, Nov. 23: Is it an art space or a backdrop for selfies? Does it matter anymore?

International Media

National Geographic Traveller India featured a six-page spread that included Newseum, District Distilling Co., the Hirshhorn Museum, W Hotel, Washington Nationals and more. The publication has a combined readership of 3.5 million and its website attracts one million unique visitors each month.
National Geographic Traveller India, October 2017: Making Capital Gains

Karen Bowerman of Luxury London visited during IPW, which led to an article focused on all things luxury in the District, including Rasika West End, Rosewood Washington, DC, The Hay-Adams hotel and a private tour of the National Mall.
Luxury London, November 2017: American beauty

Industry Clips

Destination DC and its president and CEO, Elliott Ferguson, were featured in Facilities & Destinations in its summer/fall round-up.
Facilities & Destinations: Summer/Fall 2017

DC is highlighted and Elliott Ferguson is quoted in this Associations Now article on satisfying meeting attendees.
Associations Now, Oct. 11: Attendee-Friendly Site Selection

Check out the full Destination DC Member eNews to learn more about what's going on this month.