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Governor Hogan Helps Kick Off FeBREWary

Maryland craft brewers mingled with state officials including Governor Larry Hogan and Comptroller Peter Franchot on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at Federal House Bar & Grille in Annapolis, to toast Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month, otherwise known as FeBREWary. The event, hosted by the Brewers Association of Maryland (BAM), is one of several this month aimed  Read the Rest…

Storytelling Workshop Held in Western Maryland

The Maryland Office of Tourism Development is planning to transform the Sideling Hill Rest Area into a one-of-a-kind gateway attraction that promotes Maryland’s mountains, valleys and waterways, from the Catoctin Mountains and further west, with exhibits, programming and on-site transactional opportunities. The Maryland Office of Tourism Development and the Maryland State Arts Council held a  Read the Rest…

OTD Attends Annual Great American Outdoor Show

OTD and partners recently showcased Maryland’s rich portfolio of hunting and fishing assets at the annual Great American Outdoor Show in Harrisburg, PA. This year Maryland expanded its presence at the show, maintaining display booths in both the hunting and the fishing pavilions. “This is the single largest consumer event dedicated to fishing, hunting and  Read the Rest…

Visit Baltimore Launches New Advertising Campaign

Visit Baltimore’s new “We’d Love to Meet You” campaign is aimed at C-suite executives and the meeting planners who help them choose a location for their next convention. The ads tell stories of visitors who come to Baltimore on business but who also discover the city’s arts and culinary scene while there. Featured destinations include  Read the Rest…

Maryland’s Winter Restaurant Weeks Continue

Whether you’re looking for classic cooking, an only-in-Maryland seafood extravaganza, or cutting-edge vegan dishes, Maryland’s Winter Restaurant Weeks are cooking up something just for you. Baltimore City’s Vegan Restaurant Week continues through February 17. Upcoming: Annapolis (March 2-10) and Frederick (March 4-10). Check out our Winter Restaurant Weeks page for more details.

Sideling Hill Rest Area Feedback

The Maryland Office of Tourism Development is planning to transform the Sideling Hill Rest Area into a one-of-a-kind gateway attraction that promotes Maryland’s mountains, valleys and waterways, from the Catoctin Mountains and further west, with exhibits, programming and on- site transactional opportunities. The Sideling Hill Rt. 68 road-cut is a stunning and unique Maryland landmark  Read the Rest…

BWI Business Partnership Meeting

On January 18, as part of their monthly Signature Breakfast Series, the BWI Business Partnership invited leading regional members of Maryland’s tourism community to participate in a panel presentation for their membership. Liz Fitzsimmons, Managing Director, Maryland Office of Tourism, Film & the Arts, joined Al Hutchinson of Visit Baltimore, Connie Del Signore of Visit  Read the Rest…

OTD and Industry Partners Attend ABA Marketplace 2019

Rich Gilbert, Travel Trade Sales Manager, OTD, joined representatives from the Maryland tourism industry in attending the 2019 American Bus Association (ABA) Marketplace in Louisville, KY. The ABA represents more than 1,000 motorcoach and tour companies in the U.S. and Canada, and their annual marketplace is the premier trade event for the industry. Bus and  Read the Rest…

OTD Releases New Historic National Road Byway Video

In the February 6 edition of Visit Maryland Now, the Maryland Office of Tourism will be introducing consumers to the newest offering in our growing collection of experiential videos that showcase our 18 Maryland Scenic Byways. The video features a road trip that covers the eastern portion of the Historic National Road, beginning at the  Read the Rest…

Celebrate Maryland’s Craft Beer Industry with FeBREWary Events

FeBREWary is Maryland’s official, month-long celebration of our craft beer manufacturing industry, and with events on tap across the state, it’s the perfect time for a beer lover’s getaway. Breweries, ale houses and brew pubs are open across the state, and many hotels are offering FeBREWary packages. From the mountains to the beach, FeBREWary in  Read the Rest…