Current Press Releases

FeBREWary to celebrate Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month
Love is Brewing in Maryland This February
February 02, 2016

Baltimore, MD (February 2, 2016) – Love is in the air and on tap in Maryland. In celebration of FeBREWary: Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month, breweries are releasing new seasonal, love-themed craft beers, offering food pairings, hosting special events and partnering with local businesses to provide safe lodging and transportation.


FeBREWary to celebrate Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month
Maryland Governor Declares Month of February as FeBREWary
January 20, 2016

ANNAPOLIS, MD (January 20, 2016) – Today the Brewers Association of Maryland, Maryland Office of Tourism and Shore Craft Beer announce FeBREWary in partnership.  Governor Larry Hogan signed a proclamation declaring the month of February as FeBREWary in celebration of Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month.


Silver Spring outdoor ice skating
Maryland’s Outdoor Winter Fun Heats Up in January
January 15, 2016

BALTIMORE (January 15, 2016) – Temperatures are dropping, but winter activities are just heating up. From carving the slopes to spinning on the ice, fun never hibernates in Maryland. So dig out the boots, gloves and hats and throw open the door because winter is beckoning you to come out and play.


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Tourism: A Major Driver of Maryland’s Economy
January 12, 2016

BALTIMORE (January 12, 2016) – The Maryland Office of Tourism Development, part of the Maryland Department of Commerce, today announced that tourism in Maryland is on the rise, with 6 percent increases in tourism employee payroll and visitor spending to the State in 2014.


Couple enjoying a Maryland vineyard
Destination Maryland: The Guide to Maryland Travel
January 05, 2016

BALTIMORE (January 5, 2016) – Just in time to plan for a year’s worth of travel, The Maryland Office of Tourism Development (OTD) released the 2016 edition of Destination Maryland: The Guide to Maryland Travel.


Give the Gift of an Authentic Maryland Experience
December 01, 2015

BALTIMORE (December 1, 2015) – As the season of gift-giving approaches, shoppers are looking to find the perfect gifts for friends and family—and giving a Maryland experience is just right for the holidays. The unique Maryland culture goes beyond crabcakes and football; it includes history, food, learning and arts.