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Media Coverage

Media Coverage

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

Domestic Media

Travel Channel’s website featured the new International Spy Museum in its rundown of exciting new museum openings around the world., July 2019: The 10 Newest International Museum Openings of 2019

Judy Colbert of AAA Talks showcased many of DC’s off-the-Mall attractions, including the National Building Museum, Glenstone and Museum of the Bible.
AAA Talks, July 2019 Issue: Off the Mall

DC’s inclusion in the new Whiskey Rebellion Trail was highlighted by DCist. Destination DC’s (DDC) President & CEO Elliott Ferguson was quoted.
DCist, July 16: D.C. Is Part Of A New Mid-Atlantic Whiskey Trail

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International Media

DC hosted Australia’s Today Show as the program broadcasted live from the National Mall on July 12 and from The Wharf on July 13. In total, the two days of broadcasting added up to $935,000 in media value.
National Mall segment (July 12)
The Wharf segment (July 13)

TLF, a publication in India with a circulation of 80,000, ran a piece that focuses on DC’s thriving arts and culture scene. Members mentioned include the National Gallery of Art, The Phillips Collection, the U.S. Botanic Garden and the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.
TLF, July-August 2019: Art + History – Washington DC is a reservoir of cultural and artistic gems

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Industry Clips

DDC President & CEO Elliott Ferguson was featured on the Meetings Today Podcast, where he discussed Connected Capital, DDC’s “Discover the Real DC” campaign and his role as the national chair of the U.S. Travel Association.
Meetings Today Podcast, June 2019: Destination DC Leverages the U.S. Capital’s Power

In its SuperBook, Facilities & Destinations covered DC’s record visitation numbers for 2018.
Facilities & Destinations SuperBook, July 6: In Brief (pg. 6)

The American Experience Foundation’s annual Fourth of July celebration received coverage in USAE.
USAE, July 15: News

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