Current Press Releases

Bill Miles holding a nice sized Rock Fish
Take the Bait and Fish the Chesapeake Bay This Month in Maryland
April 09, 2015

BALTIMORE (April 9, 2015) – Fishermen throughout the mid-Atlantic region are anxiously waiting for opening day, not of baseball season, but of trophy rockfish season. Just as eagerly, charter boat captains on the Chesapeake Bay have been eyeing weather reports and preparing their boats.


Civil War trail sign
Maryland Honors Lincoln’s Legacy This Month
April 01, 2015

BALTIMORE (April 1, 2015) – Celebrate the life and legacy of President Abraham Lincoln, as Maryland observes the 150th anniversary of his assassination with events and commemorations. President Abraham Lincoln had led the country throughout the Civil War, and on April 9, 1865 the war finally came to an end.


Charleston Restaurant
Explore the Romance of Maryland with Wineries, Date Nights and More
February 03, 2015

BALTIMORE (February 3, 2015) – Celebrate the love in your life with friends, family, or your special someone through welcoming getaways, wine-tastings and brewery tours, and romantic date nights. Maryland offers plenty of opportunities to stay warm while exploring the best winter activities to enjoy this season.


Frederick's 50-block historic district offers more than 100 stores including antiques shops.
Tourism Generates Substantial Return on State Investment
January 06, 2015

BALTIMORE (January 6, 2015) – The Maryland Office of Tourism Development (OTD), an agency of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED), announced that tourism in Maryland is on the rise, with a 3.2 percent increase in spending from visitors to the State in 2013.


Hit the slopes at this popular resort in Western Maryland for your winter adrenalin fix.
Maryland Turns Up the Heat on Seasonal Sports
January 05, 2015

BALTIMORE (January 5, 2015) – Do you carve it up on the slopes at the first sign of flakes? Do you prefer a quiet snowshoe stroll through the woods? Or do you grab your skates and head to nearest rink? Whatever your sport of choice, Maryland offers plenty of winter activities to explore and enjoy this season.


Annapolis Main Street During the Holidays
Maryland’s Main Streets Spotlight Hometown Charm this Season
December 02, 2014

BALTIMORE (December 2, 2014) – From Cambridge to Cumberland and Taneytown to Takoma Park, Maryland’s 28 designated Main Streets are filled with historic architecture, boutique shops, art galleries, and the opportunity for both residents and visitors to experience seasonal events and charm.