Destination DC Members

Learn about the comprehensive resources for Destination DC members.

Media Coverage

Domestic Media Amber Gibson of Forbes showcased trendy hotels and restaurants to enjoy in the nation’s capital. Members mentioned include Supra, Officina, Kinship, Rosewood Washington, D.C., The Jefferson and Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C., among others. Forbes , Oct. 10: Where To Eat And Sleep...

Media Coverage
Industry Buzz

Taylor Osborne-Smith is DDC’s first customer experience manager, a new position that will support both the marketing and convention sales and services teams in impressing meeting planners and showcasing DC. Taylor has served as DDC’s executive assistant to the president and CEO since March 2016...

Industry Buzz
New Members & Member Updates

Read on for: Member Deals & Spotlight Member Updates New Members • • • Member Deals & Spotlight Member deals and who's in the spotlight this month Days Inn DC – Zoo Lights Package Stay with us at the Days Inn by Wyndham Washington DC - Connecticut Avenue and join the thousands of visitors...

New Members and Member Updates
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 Field Trips

AEF field trips would not be possible without the generous support of our industry partners. Each year, hundreds of thousands of 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 experience...

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

Brussels Airlines Belgium FAM (Oct. 18-20, Washington, DC) Attendee: Erica Riddle Brussels Airlines sent 10 travel agents and one key account manager from Lufthansa Group to Washington, DC for a FAM trip. This mix of corporate and leisure agents expressed interest in returning to and spending more...

Tourism News
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
On the Road & What's in Town

Convention Sales Maritz Global Events/Experient Twinsburg Office Visit (Nov. 6, Twinsburg, OH) Attendee: Jennifer Rodrigues Co-ops: Riggs Washington DC, Courtyard/Residence Inn Washington Downtown/Convention Center, Conrad Washington DC, Convene DDC’s partnership with Maritz Global Events allows...

On the Road and What's in Town
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
American Experience Foundation’s July 4th Celebration

Support the American Experience Foundation (AEF), Destination DC’s affiliated 501(c)(3) charity and join its posh penthouse party on July 4th, 2019. When you join this fun event, you'll also support AEF's college and career readiness for low income students. Guests enjoy Rooftop view of the...