Destination DC Members

Learn about the comprehensive resources for Destination DC members.

Tourism News & Events

The tourism team closed 2017 with an inaugural sales blitz in Texas, participation in one of North America’s top industry conventions and FAMs from France and the UK. In addition, Lindsay Hill was lauded as a leader for the next generation in group travel in the January/February 2018 Issue of...

Tourism News
American Experience Foundation Field Trips

AEF field trips would not be possible without the generous support of our industry partners. Each year, hundreds of thousands of 8th grade students travel to the nation’s capital to deepen their knowledge of American history, democracy, and culture. For many young people, it is their first travel...

American Experience Foundation Rite of Passage Field Trip in Washington, DC
American Experience Foundation News

December 11, 2017 - The Washington Area Concierge Association awarded AEF with a $1,000 donation during their holiday party. The Foundation was nominated by several members for our work in the DC hospitality community. December 11, 2017 - The Culture Crew culinary program kicked off at Reren . The...

American Experience Foundation Backyard Bound Field Trip in Washington, DC
American Experience Foundation Scholarships & Internships

By leveraging Destination DC’s reach, resources, and its members’ expertise, AEF provides students with unforgettable educational enrichment support, bringing their curricula to life and supporting career paths in hospitality through scholarships, internships, and classroom experiences. Established...

American Experience Foundation - Scholarships and Internships
Get Involved with the American Experience Foundation

Make a tax-deductible donation to AEF Run a revenue-sharing promotion Attend an AEF fundraising event like our July 4th fundraiser Invite one of our field trips to your business Host a DCPS Career Ready summer intern lisa.waldschmitt [at] destinationdc.com (Share your expertise) with our students...

American Experience Foundation Rite of Passage Field Trip in Washington, DC
American Experience Foundation’s July 4th Celebration

Support the American Experience Foundation (AEF), Destination DC’s affiliated 501(c)(3) charity and join its signature celebration on July 4th, 2018. Your company will receive unmatched exposure to Destination DC clients, members, and staff; American Experience Foundation partners, government...

American Experience Foundation July 4th Event - Destination DC - Washington, DC
Media Coverage

Recent stories we’ve pitched Domestically, new DC attractions and hotels received coverage from major publications Travel + Leisure and USA Today . Internationally, The Guardian in the UK and The Leela Magazine in India featured stories on the nation’s capital. Industry-wise, Elliott Ferguson...

Media Coverage
Industry Buzz

Rebecca Doser is DDC’s first media relations manager for trade publications. She will be tasked with growing coverage of DC in convention and travel trade publications. Rebecca previously worked for public relations agency Ketchum and graduated from St. Lawrence University. Dennis Hahm joins DDC as...

Industry Buzz
5 Reasons Why You Should Host a Member Event

Hosting an event is a great way to make the most out of your Destination DC membership. We’ll bring the food, the hospitality community and the presenters, you’ll supply the venue and introduce yourself to a room brimming with great business contacts. Considering that Destination DC hosts at least...

Marketing Outlook
New Members & Member Updates

Read on for: Member Deals & Spotlight Member Updates New Members ••• Member Deals & Spotlight Member deals & who's in the spotlight this month Valentine Days at Days Inn Washington DC Celebrate your valentine at the Days Inn Washington DC/Connecticut Avenue and save 10% on the rate of...

New Members and Member Updates