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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...

2016 ManneqART Competition Winners

The themes for the 2016 ManneqART Competition were Flora, Fauna, Action and Android. More than 50 entries were received from artists in 12 states.

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.

Annapolis & Anne Arundel County CVB Going Strong

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (CVB) has launched two new web sites to assist area residents and visitors to Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay.

Q&A With Maryland Office of Tourism Development Executive Director Liz Fitzsimmons

Being named executive director of the Office of Tourism Development (OTD) for the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) two months ago was a logical career progression for Liz Fitzsimmons, who has been an employee of the department since 1993.

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.

35th Maryland Tourism & Travel Summit Returns to Howard County

The Maryland Tourism Coalition (MTC) will hold its 35th annual Maryland Tourism & Travel Summit (MTTS) at the newly renovated Turf Valley in Ellicott City on Oct. 28–30. This will be the summit’s third time at Turf Valley, and record-breaking attendance and sponsorship is expected.

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.

New spirits in Old Ellicott City

Howard County’s second craft distillery opened without a lot of fanfare on April 13, just one month after the COVID-19 quarantine took effect. Even so,...

The Mid-Atlantic Expo Comes Alive for the Foodservice Industry

On Tuesday, Sept. 27, and Wednesday, Sept. 28, the Restaurant Association of Maryland (RAM) will host approximately 10,000 attendees at the Maryland State Fairgrounds, in Timonium, for the Mid-Atlantic Food, Beverage & Lodging Expo.

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