What once divided a nation turned into a big year for tourism in Washington County 150 years later.
A manmade whitewater course in western Maryland is ending the year in the black after a public takeover.
Ocean City has named a former police spokeswoman as its new communications manager.
The Ocean City Town Council has decided to shop around for other advertising agencies after the November election.
So far this tourist season, Ocean City has hosted a multitude of special events in town that have coincided with mostly sunny and warm weather, which have brought visitors in droves.
Police are searching for a peeping Tom at a Maryland tourist hot spot.
A heritage tourism and educational group is using videos made by some Maryland middle-school students to spotlight the importance of connecting children with history.
Tourism officials say Washington saw a record 17.9 million visitors last year, surpassing a previous record of 17.4 million set in 2000 before the 9/11 attacks.
The Boardwalk has been a tourism nucleus for decades. And while it stays relatively the same year after year, with a multitude of stores, eateries and other attractions, each season brings a few changes.
Garrett County officials say a boost in the local hotel tax will help pay for the county’s recent acquisition of a manmade whitewater course in western Maryland.
Tourism officials in Washington say spending by visitors grew more than 6 percent last year to $6 billion, outpacing the growth in visitor numbers.
Ocean City’s lifeguards like to call themselves the “just add water beach patrol,” because people tend to think they simply show up for the summer months to patrol the resort’s beaches.