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Media Coverage - Destination DC

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

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Domestically, inauguration weekend and the Women’s March on Washington received extensive coverage. Internationally, DC’s cultural attractions were highlighted in Chinese and British publications.

Domestic Media

Shivani Vora detailed how to participate in the festivities of inauguration weekend in DC for The New York Times.
The New York Times, Jan. 10: How to Take Part in Inauguration Weekend

The Associated Press analyzed potential crowds for inauguration weekend in this syndicated column (shown in The Hollywood Reporter here).
Associated Press, Jan. 16: Revelers and Rally-Goers to Clog D.C. for Trump’s Inauguration

Gail Harrington of the New York Post describes how DC’s allure goes well beyond politics, praising DC’s cultural institutions, new exhibits, accommodations and dining scene.
New York Post, Jan. 16: The best of Washington DC has nothing to do with politics

Hui-yong Yu of Bloomberg discusses DC’s packed hotel rooms for inauguration weekend in this syndicated column (shown on Skift here).
Bloomberg, Jan. 20: Trump Supporters and Protestors Help Fill Washington D.C. Hotel Rooms This Weekend

International Media

China’s edition of Travel + Leisure ran this extensive feature on the many reasons to vacation in Washington, DC and the surrounding area.
Travel + Leisure (China), December 2016: Fantastic, beyond your imagination – the Capital Region of the United States

The Telegraph in the UK ran this article on the development of DC’s cultural appeal over the last several years.
The Telegraph, Jan. 19: How Washington quietly became America’s coolest city

Washington, DC is the cover story for Air France. The 17-page highlights the unexpected side of DC both on and off the National Mall and many new hotels and restaurants. It is currently available on all 900 flights daily around the world + 300 airport lounges. Circulation: 403,840, resulting in 969,000 unique readers each issue/per month.
Air France, February 2017: Washington Inattendue en 10 raisons (Washington: an unexpected take, 10 highlights)

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