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Howard County kicks-off International Underground Railroad Month

Visit Howard County in partnership with Maryland Office of Tourism Development, Howard County Executive Calvin Ball, and the Howard County Historical Society, officially kicked-off International Underground Railroad Month in Howard County last...

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.

Trail concept plan could boost regional economy

A long-range concept plan to establish a 10- to 12-foot-wide shared use trail running from Baltimore's Inner Harbor to Sykesville in Carroll County could...

Historic Savage Mill Celebrates 200 Years

Savage Mill is marking its bicentennial on Sept. 17 with free historic tours, live music, demonstrations, a sidewalk sale and a live broadcast from radio station Mix 106.5.

Brand USA: Selling America’s Tourism Products to the World

Brand USA is the public-private partnership responsible for promoting the United States as a premier travel destination and communicating U.S. entry policies and procedures.

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.

Howard County Events

There are many events held in Howard County throughout the year that can entertain tourists and natives alike. Here’s a sampling.

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 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.

Howard County Tourism Council Annual Report FY2016

Tourism is a vital industry to Howard County’s economic health and the well-being of its citizens.

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