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OTD, CRUSA Lure International Travelers With Virtual Culinary Event

With international travel restrictions still in place, OTD joined Capital Region USA (CRUSA) in hosting a virtual FAM for UK journalists as part of our continued efforts to keep Maryland top-of-mind for future travelers. The virtual event took place on January 26 and welcomed 20 influential UK journalists. A highlight of the FAM was the interactive portion which included a crab-picking demonstration by the Maryland team.

Visit Annapolis secured the talents of Captain Rick of the Annapolis Maritime Museum’s Wilma Lee as our local crab-picking expert. To make the event truly “Hands on,” journalists were provided with a steamed blue crab along with a crab mallet and Old Bay seasoning to follow along with Captain Rick. Efforts like these, and the continued teamwork of OTD and CRUSA amplifies the Maryland tourism message and keeps us at the forefront of international travel.

Pictured is Captain Rick Flamand (Lead Captain of the Wilma Lee skipjack with the Annapolis Maritime Museum)