Current Press Releases

Current Press Releases
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$20,000 grant will be used to fund fellowships to increase Maryland’s contributions to the Network to Freedom program

BALTIMORE, MD (July 14, 2020) - The Maryland Department of Commerce’s Office of Tourism has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the 400 Years of African-American History Commission, which was formed in 2018 under the National Park Service to honor 400 years of African-American history in the United States.

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Celebrate National Plan for Vacation Day by Planning a Maryland Vacation Travelers are encouraged to take time off to fulfill Maryland bucket list experiences

BALTIMORE, MD (January 27, 2020) – In celebration of National Plan for Vacation Day on January 28, the Maryland Department of Commerce’s Office of Tourism encourages travelers to commit now to taking time off in 2020 and fill their travel bucket list with Maryland experiences.

National Travel & Tourism Week
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Tourism Industry to Celebrate the Unbreakable “Spirit of Travel”

BALTIMORE, MD (April 30, 2020) – As Maryland and the country continue to address the challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Maryland Department of Commerce’s Office of Tourism will encourage Marylanders and visitors to show their “Spirit of Travel” during the 37th annual National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW) May 3-9, 2020.