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Maryland Tourism Delegation Attends IPW 2019

Local hoteliers, tour operators and destination marketers joined OTD in representing Maryland at the U.S. Travel Association’s International Pow-Wow (IPW) in Anaheim this week. IPW is the premier industry marketplace and the largest generator of inbound travel to the U.S. OTD and its partners held scheduled meetings with more than 150 domestic and international tour buyers, including group tour organizers and industry decision-makers from around the world with access to millions of travelers from more than 70 countries. “IPW is an unparalleled opportunity for us to join with our private sector partners to invite visitors from the global travel market, and it resonates,” said Rich Gilbert, Travel Sales Manager, Maryland Office of Tourism. “We have a rich history, amazing outdoor opportunities, unique culinary treasures, mountains, big cities, the Chesapeake Bay— and we are Open for Business.”