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- 23.8 Million People Visited DC Last Year, NBC Washington
- Record Number of Tourists in DC, FOX 5
- A Glimpse Inside The Reach at the Kennedy Center, A Look at “The REACH” at The Kennedy Center,
- DC domestic tourism on rise; international tourists drop sharply, WTOP
- D.C. took big hit on international visitors, especially from China, in 2018, Washington Business Journal
- D.C. registers record tourism in 2018 despite drop in international visitors, Curbed DC
- While A Record-Breaking 23.8 Million People Visited D.C. Last Year, Chinese Tourism Fell 25 Percent, DCist
- D.C. drew a record number of visitors in 2018, even as foreign travel fell, The Washington Post
- U.S. travel industry feels chill as Chinese tourists stay away, Xinhua News (China)
- Destination DC Announces Record 23.8 Million Visitors to Washington, DC in 2018, The Association Magazine
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Washington Parent featured a special pull-out section on family-oriented summertime fun in the nation’s capital.
Washington Parent, July 2019: Stay & Play
Allegory at Eaton Hotel was featured in Maxim’s rundown of cool new hotel bars.
Maxim, Aug. 13: Check Into These Cool New Hotel Bars
ShermansTravel ran this feature on hotels with outstanding views in the District.
ShermansTravel, Aug. 27: 11 Washington, D.C. Hotels with Amazing Rooftop Views
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A UK publication, Sunday Express, ran this extensive feature on DC on Aug. 18. Members mentioned include Bike & Roll and the Eaton Hotel.
Sunday Express, Aug. 18: Wheels turn at heart of Washington
Swiss journalist Odile Habel was a part of DDC’s United Switzerland trade familiarization tour this past May, which led to this five-page story in lifestyle magazine Sur La Terre (circulation: 10,000), adding up to an advertising value of more than $26,000.
Sur La Terre, Summer Issue: Cool Attitude á Washington
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DC and its appeal to bleisure travelers anchored the cover story in Meetings Today’s August issue.
Meetings Today, August 2019: Washington, D.C., Leads the Way Forward for U.S. Bleisure Travel
Smart Meetings frequently quoted DDC's Melissa Riley, vice president of convention sales and services, on the multitude of undiscovered gems for meeting planners in and around DC.
Smart Meetings, August 2019: Diamonds in the Rough: Nation’s Capital and Nearby Region Boast Undiscovered Gems for Planners
Check out the full Destination DC Member eNews to learn more about what's going on this month.