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Media Coverage

Media Coverage

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

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Domestically, the upcoming 2018 MLB All-Star Game in DC and the city’s hotel tax increase received coverage. Internationally, Capital Pride and the District’s strong LGBTQ scene were featured.

Domestic Media

Alex Schiffer of The Washington Post discusses the economic impact that the 2018 MLB All-Star Game could have on DC.
The Washington Post, July 14: The 2018 MLB All-Star Game could bring $100 million to D.C., economists say

Rebecca Cooper of Washington Business Journal details DC’s hotel tax increase and how it will positively impact DDC’s sales and marketing efforts.
Washington Business Journal, July 21: Hotel tax hike to fund more aggressive Destination D.C. marketing effort

Naples Illustrated focuses on the District in its “Summer Escapes” cover story. The Watergate Hotel, Kinship, Ben’s Chili Bowl and The Phillips Collection are all mentioned.
Naples Illustrated, July Issue: Washington D.C. – National Treasure

President Lincoln’s Cottage is highlighted in Parade Magazine’s cover story entitled, “America the Unique.”
Parade Magazine, July Issue: America the Unique

Business Traveler Magazine showcases The Darcy, one of DC’s newest hotels.
Business Traveler Magazine, July Issue: Washington DC Welcomes The Darcy

International Media

Reporter Carlos Draggone attended IPW 2017 in DC, which led to this feature for Los Sabores de Mexico.
Los Sabores de Mexico, July Issue: Washington and the road ahead: Lessons (translation)

Jamie Tabberer of Gay Star News highlights DC’s LGBTQ scene, as well as many of its most popular attractions. Gay Star News has a circulation of over 34,000.
Gay Star News, July 24: Why gay-friendly Washington DC is still America’s coolest city

This full-page article on Capital Pride in DC was written by journalist Dirk Baumgartl and published in five different LGBTQ publications (Blu edition is pictured). Total circulation: 105,000.
Blu, July Issue: Pride & Protest

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