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Media Coverage

Media Coverage

Find out where DC has been in the news this month.

On the domestic side, DC’s restaurant scene and the National Cherry Blossom Festival generated coverage. Internationally, the nation’s capital was featured in a prominent Korean publication and on Japanese television. Trade press covered DDC’s Global Marketplace and quoted president and CEO Elliott Ferguson.

Domestic Media

Spike Gjerde of A Rake’s Progress chatted with Jane Black of Food & Wine and detailed his favorite “makers” in the Mid-Atlantic region.
Food & Wine, Feb. 19: Spike Gjerde Champions Local Food Economies: 8 Mid-Atlantic Makers to Know

USA Today’s “10Best” column highlighted Michelin-starred restaurants, prominently including DC’s Sushi Taro.
USA Today, Feb. 23: These Michelin-starred restaurants have more affordable menus

The National Cherry Blossom Festival and DC’s cherry blossom trees received coverage in Redbook’s rundown of great places to see spring in bloom.
Redbook, Feb. 26: The Best Places to See Spring Bloom in Every State

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International Media

Travie, a notable Korean publication, ran a feature on DC in its December 2018 issue. Members mentioned include the National Air and Space Museum, the National Gallery of Art, Newseum, The LINE DC and The Wharf.
Travie, December 2018 Issue: Two Codes of Travelling Washington, DC

DC was highlighted on Tabi Salad, a Japanese travel show. Featured members include Eaton DC, Ben’s Chili Bowl and the International Spy Museum. The segment on the nation’s capital begins at six minutes, 37 seconds.
Tabi Salad, February 2019: USA: NYC and Washington, DC

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Industry Clips

Smart Meetings featured DC in its roundup of cities that have experienced extensive downtown revitalization.
Smart Meetings, February 2019 Issue: What’s Old Is New Again

DDC’s Global Marketplace was covered in Washington Business Journal’s “The Back Page” section.
Washington Business Journal, February 2019: The Back Page

Travel Weekly showcased DDC president and CEO Elliott Ferguson and his recent appointment to chairman of U.S. Travel Association’s board of directors.
Travel Weekly, Feb. 21: Ferguson assumes chairmanship for U.S. Travel Association

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