Posts In Category

Tourism

Family-at-Flag-House2
e-NewslettersMaryland LivingTourism

June 2015 Tourism Pulse: Insights on Maryland’s $15.4 billion tourism industry Bill Pencek is the Acting Assistant Secretary for Tourism, Film, & the Arts at the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. As the height of Maryland’s tourism season gets underway, the Maryland Office of Tourism Development recently announced

Read More
Visit Maryland
Maryland EconomyTourism

Catch up on the latest Maryland business news. Maryland business successes: Governor Larry Hogan’s trade mission to Asia resulted in much success, including the Japanese firm Shimadzu expanding its U.S. headquarters in Columbia, MD. Under Armour is off to an impressive start this month. Not only is Kevin Plank turning

Read More
preakh1 layer
EntertainmentEventsLabor StatisticsMaryland LivingTourism

The Preakness Stakes – the second jewel in horse racing’s Triple Crown – brings to Maryland not only thousands of visitors each May, but also millions in economic impact. From the dollars spent on wagering, to visitor expenditures on hotels and restaurants, to the state and local taxes generated, Preakness

Read More
Tourism

Good news for the State’s tourism industry: More Marylanders are expected to hit the roads this weekend, AAA Mid-Atlantic announced Tuesday. Nearly 728,000 Marylanders will travel at least 50 miles away from home this Labor Day holiday, AAA Mid-Atlantic estimates. That is a 1.2 percent increase from 2013 and the third-highest travel volume on record

Read More
HistoryMaryland LivingTourism

Gov. Martin O’Malley presented on Tuesday $765,000 in matching grants to fourteen Maryland nonprofit and government entities in support of fifteen War of 1812 bicentennial projects. “The War of 1812 in the Chesapeake and the writing of The Star-Spangled Banner are important chapters in our history as a state and

Read More
Tourism

Book your hotel stay in Ocean City. Take the family camping at Deep Creek. Go shopping around the Inner Harbor. Whether you realize it or not, your weekend getaways and sightseeing tours have a big impact on Maryland’s economy. A new report, released Wednesday by the Maryland Office of Tourism

Read More
ArtsEducationEntertainmentHistoryInternationalJob CreationLabor StatisticsMaryland EconomyMaryland LivingTourismWorkforce

With a projected increase in holiday shopping and a recovering housing market, Maryland’s economic outlook has multiple positive highlights, according to Regional Economic Studies Institute Executive Director Dr. Daraius Irani. Irani presented RESI’s findings during the 2013 Economic Outlook Conference, the organization’s premier event, held at Towson University last week. Maryland

Read More
ArtsDBEDEducationEntertainmentFinance & ServicesHistoryIndustry NewsInnovation & TechInternationalJob CreationLabor StatisticsMaryland EconomyMaryland LivingTourismWorkforce

Looking to boost your community’s economy? Consider sprucing up the town’s welcome sign, organizing an outdoor farmers market or printing T-shirts with the town name on them. These actions and more, shared during Tuesday’s Maryland Economic Development Association fall conference in Frederick, may not directly translate into new jobs, but

Read More
ArtsDBEDEntertainmentHistoryInnovation & TechMaryland EconomyMaryland LivingProfilesTourism

The longtime mantra of realtors, “location, location, location,” applies just as much to a community’s overall economic development, experts agreed during the Maryland Economic Development Association’s fall conference. The conference, held Tuesday in Frederick and sponsored by the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, made the case for “place

Read More
EntertainmentMaryland EconomyMaryland LivingTourism

With triple-digit heat indexes and high humidity, the National Weather Service calls the conditions across Maryland “dangerously hot” and urges residents to drink plenty of fluids. The heat advisory will remain in effect until 8 p.m. Saturday. So, where should you go to beat the heat? County governments are issuing their own

Read More