Airbnb’s Impact: How Dramatic Is It?

The recent local hotel occupancy figures from Hendersonville, Tenn.-based STR Inc. are solid, with accommodations in Howard and Anne Arundel counties reporting generally good news on their bottom lines.

Q&A With Howard County Tourism Executive Director Anthony Cordo

It’s been a crazy couple of months at Howard County Tourism & Promotion (HCTP), which recently announced the hire of Texas transplant Anthony Cordo as its new executive director.

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Mobile Passport Control App Expands to BWI Marshall Mobile Passport Control (MPC) has come to Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI). MPC is the...

The BWI Region: Poised for Growth

Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (VAAAC) promotes two distinctly different destinations to leisure and business travelers: Annapolis and the BWI region.

Having Fun Is Serious Business

Howard County Tourism & Promotion’s (HCTP) board of directors, composed of business and community leaders together with Tourism’s team of marketing professionals, are moving Howard County forward as a weekend destination and smart choice for corporate travelers.

Introducing the Downtown Columbia Partnership

Downtown Columbia is undergoing a revitalization. Closing in on 50 years of age, Columbia is transforming its core with more shops, offices, residences, environmental and cultural amenities and greater connections between them.

Maryland Park Service’s Free Mobile App Makes Finding a State Park Easier

The National Park Service is less than a year away from celebrating 100 years, and its centennial celebration is expected to be nothing short of spectacular.

Ellicott City’s B&O Railroad Museum Is Still Chugging Along After 40 Years

This August marked the 40th anniversary of the Ellicott City B & O Railroad Station being open as a museum.

The Ever-Evolving Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County

Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (VAAAC) prides itself on being innovative. Even its name change earlier this year — from Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau — speaks of an organization in sync with the changing times.

ManneqART Sculptural Art Exhibition Sites Have Been Named

Every year since its founding in 2013, ManneqART has been collecting sculptural artwork from artists around the nation and bringing them to Howard County for its annual Sculptural Artwork competition.

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