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Media Coverage

Media Coverage

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

“DC is Open” Coverage

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Domestic Media

Travel + Leisure ran a piece that preps visitors for a cherry blossom-themed trip to DC in spring 2019.
Travel + Leisure, Dec. 4: The Best Places to See Cherry Blossoms in 2019 – and When to Plan Your Trip

The Fairmont Washington, D.C., the Willard InterContinental and the St. Regis Washington, D.C. were all featured in USA Today about how hotels celebrate the season.
USA Today, Dec. 17: Here’s how hotels are dressing up for the holidays

DC was featured in a Food & Wine article that details the best dining destinations for 2019.
Food & Wine, Dec. 19: 32 Places To Go (And Eat) in 2019

Both the Conrad – Washington D.C. and the Hamilton Hotel were featured in a Travel + Leisure rundown of major hotels opening around the world in 2019.
Travel + Leisure, Dec. 29: The Best New Hotels to Book Around the World in 2019

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International Media

Brasil Travel News ran a piece about touring DC. Members mentioned include Big Bus Washington, DC, Ford’s Theatre and Madame Tussauds.
Brasil Travel News, January 2019 Issue: Loop Por Washington DC

Evening Standard, a major British publication, ran an in-depth piece on the District. Members mentioned include the Watergate Hotel, Union Market, Old Ebbitt Grill, Mi Vida, Bike & Roll DC and The Wharf.
Evening Standard, Jan. 4: How to spend 72 Hours in Washington DC

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Industry Clips

DDC and its president and CEO, Elliott Ferguson, were featured in a piece that ran in the December issues of Successful Meetings and Meetings & Conventions.
Northstar Meetings Group, Dec. 3: Why CVBs and DMOs Are Planners’ Perfect Partners

USAE highlighted Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill’s $12,000 grant to DDC’s American Experience Foundation.
USAE, Dec. 10: Photo of the Week

BizBash described DC’s biggest venue openings in 2018.
BizBash, Dec. 28: Best of 2018: 10 Most Notable Washington Venue Openings of 2018

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