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Media Coverage

Media Coverage

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

Domestically, spring cherry blossoms and NCAA’s March Madness attracted coverage. Internationally, the city’s free things to do were highlighted. Within the industry, Elliott Ferguson’s appointment to national chair of the U.S. Travel Association was showcased.

Domestic Media

DC was highlighted in a Travel + Leisure international rundown of the best spring break vacations for families.
Travel + Leisure, March 1: The Best Spring Break Trips for Families

Thanks to the city’s hosting of March Madness, DC locales were showcased in a piece published by the Los Angeles Times.
Los Angeles Times, March 16: March Madness must list: Where to eat, drink and have fun in NCAA host cities

CNN’s Lilit Marcus wrote a feature on the best museums in the nation’s capital that showcases a wide range of the city’s offerings.
CNN, March 25: The best museums in Washington, D.C.

A syndicated feature from Angela Haupt highlights some off-the-beaten-path locations for cherry blossom enjoyment in the District.
Chicago Tribune, March 25: 6 spots to enjoy the cherry blossoms around D.C. – without big crowds

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International Media

Sakaal Times in India, which has a circulation of 170,000, published an in-depth story on all the free activities in Washington, DC. Members mentioned include the Smithsonian National Zoo, the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and the Library of Congress.
Sakaal Times, March 3: Free-Ly Explore

The Dutch edition of National Geographic Traveler showcased DC’s neighborhoods, dining scene, museums and monuments. Members mentioned include The Line DC, Capital Bikeshare and the National Air & Space Museum.
National Geographic Traveler Netherlands, March 2019: Washington, DC

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Industry Clips

Black Meetings & Tourism covered DDC president and CEO Elliott Ferguson’s appointment as national chair of the U.S. Travel Association.
Black Meetings & Tourism, March 2019: U.S. Travel Association Welcomes Destination DC President and CEO Elliott L. Ferguson II as National Chair

DDC’s fourth annual volleyball tournament held to raise funds for the American Experience Foundation was pictured in the Washington Business Journal.
Washington Business Journal, March 8: The Back Page

Travel Market Report ran an in-depth piece on all that’s new and worth seeing in the District as a result of DDC’s New York Media Mission.
Travel Market Report, March 13: Six New Reasons to Visit Washington, D.C., in 2019

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