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Despite on-field successes, Orioles attendance continues to fall

(Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

With three playoff berths and the most wins in the American League, the Baltimore Orioles have been one of the most successful teams in baseball over the last five years. But their attendance has moved in the opposite direction and ...

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Conference relocates to Baltimore from Charlotte to protest HB2

In response to the North Carolina state legislature’s failure to repeal House Bill 2, a law that limits protections for LGBT people in the state, a professional organization for business historians is moving its 2018 annual meeting from Charlotte to ...

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Hotel occupancy numbers promising for Baltimore tourism

11.03.2011-BALTIMORE, MD- Interiors of an Executive Suite in the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore.  (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz).

With hotel occupancy up 4 percent in September over last year, officials are optimistic that the city’s tourism industry is improving. Baltimore’s tourism industry took a hit after the riots following Freddie Gray’s death in April 2015. Officials reported a ...

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Visit Baltimore names new president and CEO

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The city’s tourism marketing arm, Visit Baltimore, has named Al Hutchinson its new president & CEO. Hutchinson was most recently president & CEO of Visit Mobile. The city saw record visitor attendance, launched a new brand campaign and increased the ...

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Noonan leaving Visit Baltimore, taking job in Austin

Tom Noonan (File photo)

Tom Noonan, president and CEO of Visit Baltimore, the city’s tourism marketing arm, has resigned to take a position as president and CEO of the Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau, effective May 6, Visit Baltimore announced Wednesday. The move will ...

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Tourism officials: Baltimore’s perception better nationally

University of Texas El Paso students, Katie Salinas, left, Estefania Vazquez and Carlos Munoz take a group selfie at the Baltimore Inner Harbor while sightseeing after a weekend conference with the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers in 2015.   (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

While Baltimore’s image has improved nationally, the city’s perception within the immediate metro area has yet to rise to pre-Freddie Gray levels, tourism officials said Monday. The National Aquarium, for example, has seen a 7 percent decrease in attendance since ...

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Visit Baltimore wants businesses to keep events local

Visit Baltimore has relaunched its Meet Local campaign to encourage people to keep their meetings and social events local (Maximilian Franz/ The Daily Record).

In an attempt to save Baltimore’s tourism and hospitality industry and the tens of thousands of people it employs, Visit Baltimore is making a request to residents and businesses: Stay local. The city’s official sales and marketing arm announced Monday ...

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