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Find out what others in the tourism and hospitality industry are up to, get to know Destination DC members and more.
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Member deals and who's in the spotlight this month
Six Flags America FrightFest Discount Tickets
Check out FrightFest for just $35 (tax not included), a savings of more than $34, on select dates through Oct. 28. Click on the DEALS tab. Six Flags has the area's biggest and best Halloween celebration. Thrills by Day includes trick or treating, kiddie hay rides, Halloween shows and rides. Fright by Night includes haunted houses, ghosts and goblins, Halloween shows and coasters in the dark.
Details: Valid through Oct. 28, 2018
Fall Weekends & Savings in Georgetown
Save up to 15% and get free parking on stays from Thursdays through Sundays through Dec. 4. Visit DC this fall and take advantage of Georgetown Suites’ great weekend rates. Whether you are coming in town to see the trees turn colors, running the Marine Corps Marathon or visiting to catch a football game, there is plenty to see and do in DC.
Details: Valid through Dec. 4, 2018
Private Washington Architecture Tour – 15% Discount
Get outside and enjoy a fascinating guided walk around Washington, DC! Experience an insider’s look at the design of the District, on and off the National Mall. Explore some of Washington's most prominent architectural marvels and best kept secrets while hearing about the conflicts, controversies and personalities involved in the development of our capital city. You can also learn the history behind the brick and mortar through one of our architecture-focused walking tours. Book a private walking tour this fall season and receive a 15% discount with the coupon code DCDESIGNFALL.
Details: Valid through Dec. 31, 2018. Offer is valid for any of our seven walking tours. Contact our office at dcdesigntours [at] gmail.com or 240-229-6795 to schedule your tour.
Eat at DC’s largest culinary festival
The 2018 Taste of DC takes place Oct. 26-27 at Audi Field. Festivities include live demonstrations, a beer garden, and food from over 50 of the region’s best restaurants.
Transport the orchard to your mug
Sip on a Granny Smith, swig a sweet Golden Russet and discover untapped apple flavors while savoring local eats and live entertainment at Rock the Core, Oct. 27 at the Akridge Lot in Buzzard Point.
15 Investigative Films to Premiere in DC!
This Oct. 10-14, join us for the DC premiere of 15 documentaries driven by the investigative instinct and stay for smart, provocative conversations with filmmakers and special guests. dxfest.com
Welcome to the newest Destination DC members
3 Stars Brewing: Whether you’re planning a business meeting for 15 or a wedding reception for 250, this brewery has urban industrial space to create memorable events.
All-Purpose Pizzeria Capitol Riverfront: Relaxed riverfront restaurant and gathering spot across the street from Nationals Park and neighboring Audi Field.
City Tap House Dupont: Offering craft brews from around the country – and the world – with elevated American, gastropub fare.
DC Row: DC Row offers group and team-bonding experiences by incorporating fast-pumping workouts in a fun, group-oriented setting.
Great Falls Travel: Receptive group tour operator offering engaging, customized DC experiences. Our expert tour planning and guide services set us apart!
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Alexandria – Old Town: Full-service convention hotel and suites. Ample convention and banquet space. Minutes from Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) and Metro.
Hyatt Place Arlington/Courthouse Plaza: A new hotel in the Courthouse district with free breakfast and Wi-Fi. Close to restaurants, entertainment and easy access to the best of DC.
Miss Shirley’s Café: Celebrating over 13 years in business, Miss Shirley’s Cafe is a local, family-owned restaurant offering guests an award-winning, upscale casual and family-friendly experience for breakfast, brunch and lunch.
Shake Shack (Six locations: Dupont Circle, Logan Circle, Union Station, The Wharf, F St., Navy Yard): A modern day "roadside" burger stand serving all-natural burgers, fries, shakes and much more.
MMGY Global: The world’s largest integrated marketing company specializing in the travel, tourism and hospitality industry.
O-Ku: Modern Japanese restaurant serving moderate dishes using traditional Japanese techniques and the finest fish and ingredients from around the world.
SPiN DC: SPiN DC, opening this winter, will be located in the heart of the Downtown/Metro Center area, in the National Press Building. SPiN DC will offer ping-pong and full food and beverage service.
Upper West Side Café at Squash on Fire: Upper West Side Café is centrally located in DC's West End, situated within Squash On Fire, DC's hippest squash facility.
New Member Benefit: Post Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Jobs on washington.org/industry-careers!
Email your company name, job title and link to jobboard [at] destinationdc.com. Positions will be posted for 30 days. If you have any questions, please contact Julia Tibor, Partnerships & Alliances Assistant, julia.tibor [at] destinationdc.com, 202-789-7081.
Upload Your Offers to the Member Extranet
Now that summer is here, help drive more exposure to your business by uploading your summer deals and packages. Offers tend to perform best when they’re timely, seasonal and provide great value.
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Add your staff to the Destination DC communications list. Please email Partnerships.updates [at] destinationdc.com with their contact info and we will help you stay updated. New contacts will receive newsletters, citywide resumes and event invitations.
Dining & Driving Power
Thank you to our Dining & Driving Power partners for your continued support and generosity! If you are interested in learning more about these programs please contact Partnerships.updates [at] destinationdc.com
Check out the full Destination DC Member eNews to learn more about what's going on this month.