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Tag Archives: Tourism

Chupacabra as tourist draw?

From the famed snallygaster of Frederick County to the Goat Man of Prince George’s County, Maryland has always provided ample fodder for amateur cryptozoologists. In the latest development, according to reports coming out of Charles County, a mysterious monkey-like creature ...

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The venerable maize maze

Who says there’s nothing to do in small towns? On the contrary, when there’s nothing to do but watch the grass grow and everybody knows everyone else, you have to get creative for entertainment. Hence, a news release I came ...

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Sneaky marketing

Or, rather, what public relations folks call “getting your constituency to work for you.” I attended a discussion this morning hosted by the Public Relations Society of America on how marketers are using social networking to promote tourism and the ...

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The Greenbrier’s uncertain future

On my long commute home to Bethesda last night, I heard a radio advertisement that caught my attention: the Greenbrier resort is offering a new collection of vacation packages on their Web site. Curiosity arose, and I visited the site ...

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Baltimore tourism head named among best in country

A recent issue of Tradeshow Week magazine named Baltimore’s own Tom Noonan as one of the top 16 convention and tourism bureau heads in the country. It’s major recognition from a highly respected convention and meeting industry pub. Noonan, president ...

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