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Partner with the Maryland Office of Tourism to market your destination/attraction/business and get the word out about your events and initiatives. Here are a few suggestions and contact information for our staff members who can help you with our sales, marketing and destination development initiatives.

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OTD’s website attracts almost three million visitors annually. To ensure your business, event and/or deal is accessible to these travel decision-makers, claim or update your listings through the website’s self- entry portal. Please check your listing often to ensure that it capitalizes on thematic promotions and other OTD marketing activities.


Meet with a Travel Counselor at any of the eight Maryland Welcome Centers and your local Visitor Center. [email protected]

Send us your press releases and participate in travel media familiarization tours (FAM tours). Leslie Troy, 410-767-6298, [email protected]

Distribute your brochures and display marketing materials at Maryland Welcome Centers. Marti Banks, 301-490-2444, [email protected]

Follow us on social media and use our hashtag #MDinFocus. @TravelMD (Facebook and X) and @visitmaryland (Instagram)

Review VisitMaryland.org to make sure your business listing is present and accurate. [email protected]

Provide tickets/prizes for Maryland Mondays giveaways. Leslie Troy, 410-767-6298, [email protected]

Add or edit your business listing, events, package deals and discounts to the VisitMaryland.org website. Brandon Chan, 301-447-3719, [email protected] or Flo Brant, 301-293-4172, [email protected]

Create group tour opportunities and let us know about them. Rich Gilbert, 410-767-6288, [email protected]

Market your story through the National UGRR Network to Freedom, National Civil Rights Network, Chesapeake Bay Storytellers, and Civil War Trails programs. Anne Kyle, 410-767-0696, [email protected]

Get help reaching the travel trade market—group tours, student groups, reunions and receptive travel buyers. Rich Gilbert, 410-767-6288, [email protected]

Use our branding and creative assets in your advertising. Brian Lawrence, 410-767-6299, [email protected]

Participate in sales missions/trade shows and receive tour leads. Rich Gilbert, 410-767-6288, [email protected]

Find opportunities, marketing plans, research, press releases, e-newsletters, links and more on the Maryland Office of Tourism industry website Industry.VisitMaryland.org. Lisa Hansen Terhune, 410-699-3711, [email protected]

The Maryland Office of Tourism promotes worldwide through our partners at Capital Region USA (CRUSA) and Brand USA. Scott Balyo, 540-450-7593, [email protected]

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 Indsutry.VisitMaryland.org website QR CodeUtilize the resources and information on the Maryland Office of Tourism industry website, Industry.VisitMaryland.org