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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.

08/15/2012

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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.

06/12/2012

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Search For Inner Harbor Peeping Tom Continues

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

05/27/2012

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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.

05/23/2012

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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.

05/22/2012

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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.

05/21/2012

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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.

05/17/2012

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D.C. Tourism Generates $6B In Spending By Visitors

Tourism officials in Washington say spending by visitors grew more than 6 percent last year to $6 billion, outpacing the growth in visitor numbers.

05/09/2012

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Ocean City Lifeguards Preparing For Summer Months

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.

04/23/2012

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Ocean City Considers Mobile Booth To Boost Tourism

For the second year, Ocean City’s Town Council is considering the creation of a traveling booth to promote tourism.

02/27/2012

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Ocean City Tourism Director Resigns After 6 Years

Ocean City’s tourism director has announced she is resigning after six years on the job.

02/07/2012

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Md. Welcome Center Near Emmitsburg To Reopen

State and local tourism officials say a welcome center on U.S. Route 15 near Emmitsburg will likely reopen this summer.

02/06/2012

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