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New Members & Member Updates

New Members and Member Updates

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 & Spotlight

Member deals and who's in the spotlight this month


Member eNews Deal 1

Roses are Red
The color red symbolizes love and desire and ARC THE. HOTEL WASHINGTON D.C. is feeling more red than ever. Enjoy a romantic Valentine’s Day getaway in DC at the impressive hotel. Their Roses are Red Package includes:

  • Overnight accommodations in a stylish, newly renovated deluxe king guestroom
  • Chilled bottle of champagne delivered upon arrival
  • Welcome amenity of heart-shaped milk chocolate lollipops
  • Red roses
  • Deluxe continental breakfast for two
  • 1 p.m. checkout

Valid through Feb. 28

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Walking Tour Gift Card Holiday Sale
Looking for the perfect present for your adventurous urban explorer? How about a walking tour gift card? Use code "DCDESIGNGIFT" to get 10% off gift cards this holiday season. Purchase vouchers to join our public tours or splurge on a private tour for that special someone. Suggested amounts: $35 (public tour ticket for one), $70 (public tour ticket for two) and $200 (private tour for groups up to eight).
Valid through Feb. 29

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Use Code 'Experience10' for Future Sketches at ARTECHOUSE
Check out ARTECHOUSE’s newest exhibit, Future Sketches, and support local students through the American Experience Foundation. Save 10% on admission with the code “Experience10”.
Valid through March 1

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Member Updates

Member eNews Deal

Welcome the DC Defenders to the District
Football doesn’t stop after the Super Bowl this year. Witness local sports history when the DC Defenders launch the XFL season at Audi Field this February, led by quarterback Cardale Jones. DDC members can receive discounted tickets.

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National Cherry Blossom Festival Pink Tie Party - Cherry Blossom Events in Washington, DC

Party like it’s cherry blossom season
Get your tickets now for the National Cherry Blossom Festival’s Pink Tie Party. Enjoy tasty bites and cocktails, an open bar, music and dancing. You can also bid on amazing prizes at the silent auction.

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All-Star guard Bradley Beal of the NBA's Washington Wizards - Reasons to see the Wizards in DC

Take advantage of Wizards Weekends
Wizards Weekends will take place at all weekend games from February through April. Expect giveaways like a Rui Hachimura cherry blossom-themed bobblehead and a Black Panther-inspired Bradley Beal bobblehead.

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New Members

Welcome to the newest Destination DC members

Brasserie Liberte - A modern French destination with an American twist located in the heart of Georgetown

Cake-wich Craft - A from-scratch bakery aiming to build a legacy of service to our youth, clients and the community and become the bakeshop of choice in the DMV

DC Defenders - The District's newest professional football team defending the DMV

Emmy Squared - Offers Detroit-style pizza with cheesy "frico" crust, a double-stack burger and approachable atmosphere

Fat Tire Tours - Provides small group bike tours and rentals as well as walking and segway tours across DC’s most treasured sites

Heritage Trade Show Services - A nationwide general service contractor providing a full range of services for expositions, conventions and corporate events since 1963

Mirabelle - This restaurant seeks to emulate a modern expression of the global influence of French cuisine and culture.

Ottoman Taverna - Offering an authentic Turkish dining experience with kebaps, mezes, flatbreads and more

Rent- A-Tour - Providing Capital Region (DC, Baltimore, Annapolis) itinerary planning and professional guide services for groups and individuals

Signature Tours - DC’s top-rated guided tour company with day and evening tours daily, plus custom private tour and transportation options for individuals and groups

Susan Davis International - Providing a full range of event planning capabilities, this company executes impactful, goal-oriented programs that deliver unforgettable experiences

Ted’s Bulletin 14th St., ​Ted’s Bulletin Capitol Hill - Classic new American community restaurant, serving crave-able American cuisine

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New Member Benefit: Post Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Jobs on

Email your company name, job title and link to jobboard [at] Positions will be posted for 30 days. If you have any questions, please contact Katie Streater, Partnerships & Alliances Assistant, katie [at]">katie [at], 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.

Have Any Other Questions About the Extranet?

Check out our easy Member Extranet Tutorials on the front page of the Member Extranet or on our YouTube Channel.

Add Your Staff - For Free

Add your staff to the Destination DC communications list. Please email membership [at] 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 email our Partnerships & Alliances Assistant, Katie Streater at katie [at]

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