Vacation spot DC comes calling in India
Vacation spot DC (DDC), the official vacation spot advertising and marketing organisation for Washington DC, carried out a three-city commerce, gross sales and media mission in India from 20-25 January to advertise town’s new vacationer sights in addition to the newest visitation numbers, in partnership with Capital Area USA (CRUSA).
The delegation visited Mumbai, New Delhi and Chennai, reaching out to over 300 journey companions and assembly with greater than 20 publications. “India is Washington DC’s third abroad market and visitation to DC has greater than doubled within the final 5 years with 117,00 guests in 2018,” mentioned Elliott L. Ferguson president and CEO of DDC.
With USD 13.9 billion in growth underway, new lodge stock and sights are a significant draw for guests within the coming 12 months. There are 15 new motels with greater than 3,147 rooms within the pipeline to town, together with new manufacturers just like the Thompson Washington, DC which opened earlier this month in Capitol Riverfront, the Riggs Washington DC opening in February 2020 and France’s MOB Resort opening in DC’s NoMa neighborhood later this 12 months.
In partnership with DDC, Virginia Tourism Company, Maryland Workplace of Tourism Improvement and Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, CRUSA promotes prolonged stays within the area by providing travellers a wide range of sights and excursions to discover.