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Surf Pro Is Worcester’s New ‘Spokesdude’

Forget Rodney the Lifeguard. When it comes to tourism pitchmen, Brian Stoehr is a real-life spokesdude.



Study Predicts $4.4 Million In Yearly Elk Tourism

Proponents of reintroducing elk to western Maryland say the animals would generate $4.4 million a year in tourist dollars.


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2012 A Good Year For Washington County Tourism

What once divided a nation turned into a big year for tourism in Washington County 150 years later.


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Manmade Whitewater Course Ends Year In The Black

A manmade whitewater course in western Maryland is ending the year in the black after a public takeover.


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Ocean City Names New Communications Manager

Ocean City has named a former police spokeswoman as its new communications manager.


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Ocean City To Seek Other Advertising Agencies

The Ocean City Town Council has decided to shop around for other advertising agencies after the November election.


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Ocean City Enjoying Wave Of Summer Tourists

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.


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Search For Inner Harbor Peeping Tom Continues

Police are searching for a peeping Tom at a Maryland tourist hot spot.



Civil War Tourism Group Touts Videos By Md. Kids

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.


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D.C. Counts Nearly 18M Visitors, Up From Before 9/11

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.



Ocean City’s 2.5-Mile Boardwalk Gets New Boards

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.


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Garrett County Boosts Hotel Tax

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.