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See what the Destination DC tourism team has been up to.

The tourism team continued to highlight Washington, DC as a top tier destination to international and sports audiences. Activities included first-time participation in a Chinese-focused marketplace and a bid presentation for one of the best known and enduring American football college rivalry games. 

Army-Navy Bid Presentation: (April 20, Washington, DC)
Attendees: Theresa Belpulsi, Lawrence Hamm
Destination DC (DDC), in partnership with Events DC and the Washington Redskins, showcased the strengths that set Washington, DC apart from other cities bidding to host the Army-Navy Game in 2018 and beyond. The Army–Navy game is a college football rivalry game between the Army West Point Black Knights of the United States Military Academy and the Navy Midshipmen from the United States Naval Academy.

Active America China (April 23-25, Portland, OR)
Attendee: Yi Louis Lu
DDC’s tourism team participated in Active America China for the first time as a supplier, promoting Washington, DC to receptive tour operators. This annual product development show joins top Chinese tour operators with invited suppliers and destinations to develop new tour opportunities. Louis Lu had appointments with 17 tour operators and travel agencies.

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