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Tag Archives: Tourism

Stacking the voting for Baltimore tourism

I got an e-mail today from the Baltimore Area Convention and Visitors Association telling me that Baltimore is in the running to be added to Travelandleisure.com’s annual America’s Favorite Cities survey. Baltimore is competing with Anchorage, Cleveland, Detroit, Houston, Kansas ...

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Bad for airlines, good for travelers

Financial firm Stifel Nicolaus downgraded airline stocks this morning, citing deteriorating demand that has reached “alarming levels” with no immediate upturn in sight. “We believe there is more bad news to come in the form of negative headlines, and markets ...

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Anime convention changes the face of Baltimore

It’s that time a year again, when the enthusiastic, often obsessive followers of the subculture that is the world of anime (the melodramatic, often sci-fi influenced genre of Japanese animation), and manga, anime’s comic-book counterpart—come together, dress up like their ...

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Multimedia: Businesses discuss Artscape’s impact

There is no doubt that Artscape provides an opportunity for increased revenue for some local businesses. With the extension of the festival this year to the 1700 block of N. Charles St., more businesses could reap the benefits of the ...

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International travelers, take note

Who needs customer service? We pump our own gas, scan our items at the grocery store, print our own movie tickets and check our own baggage at the airports. Now the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is getting in on ...

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Baltimore, most underrated city?

I’m a little wary of this item – even though it’s on MSNBC.com (courtesy of Sherman’s Travel) – because it looks too good to be true. But, for the same reason, I can’t help but blog about it. Charm City ...

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U.S. Olympic delegation to pass on Chinese food

Apparently the phrase “When in Rome, do as the Romans do” doesn’t apply to the U.S. Olympic Committee. According to an article on ESPN.com, the more than 1,000-member delegation of athletes, coaches, trainers and other personnel will be bringing their ...

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