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Media Coverage - Destination DC

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

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Domestically, DC’s growing Chinese travel market, IPW 2017 and new travel policies received coverage, and DDC’s Elliott Ferguson was featured in Smart Meetings. Internationally, the National Museum of African American History and Culture was highlighted, along with great affordable eats in the District.

Domestic Media

Destination DC (DDC) president and CEO Elliott Ferguson discusses DC and its meetings industry in this interview with Smart Meetings.
Smart Meetings, April 1: First Person Q&A: Elliott Ferguson, president and CEO of Destination DC

Philip Marcelo discusses how U.S. cities should prepare for the growing Chinese travel market, citing DC’s program. This story received one of the largest pick-up of any Associated Press story that DDC has impacted to date.
Associated Press, April 1: Chinese Travelers Want U.S. Cities to Make Them Feel More Welcome

Rebecca Cooper highlights IPW’s projected impact on the District as well as DDC’s partners and sponsors for the event in this Washington Business Journal cover story.
Washington Business Journal, April 14: Chance to Shine

The Economist discusses how Donald Trump’s policies toward foreigners can affect America’s tourism industry.
The Economist, April 22: Keep out: How Donald Trump affects America’s tourist business

International Media

German publication Bauwelt, a magazine that covers urban design and culture and the global economy with a total circulation of 12,000, featured an in-depth, 11-page story on the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in its March issue.
Bauwelt, March 2017 Issue: NMAAHC Washington

DK Eyewitness Travel, based in the UK, featured numerous DC restaurants in this “Best cheap eats” article, including Ben’s Chili Bowl and Eastern Market.
DK Eyewitness Travel, March 2017: Best cheap eats in Washington, DC

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