In a year when people are still cautious about spending, a tourist attraction that boasts world-class attractions for free definitely has an edge.
Destination DC's marketing campaign pivoted the city's identity toward a more diverse destination with cool places to go beyond museums, monuments and memorials.
First it was Jose Andres, now Zakarian. Politics can be bad for business, especially when the politics are bad.
Most U.S. cities are calling 2014 another record year for their tourism sectors and the international numbers, when released, will help complete the picture.
This is where the real history began in D.C. attractions, and it's good to see it open again.
If the fastest way to the heart is through the stomach, Etihad is making a meal of its product differentiation and serving it hot to both investors in New York and lobbyists in the Nation's capital--complete with a lovely garnish.
As more destinations ease regulations on pot smoking, tourists must be careful to read the fine print to make sure their vacation doesn't turn into a trip behind bars.
The "Spirit of St. Louis," which has been up in the rafters at the Smithsonian for decades, is executing an emergency landing of sorts as it was lowered to patch tears in the fabric skin and other defects.
It's not that we're bored by this, but it's hard to get excited about a 15-minute ride from Baltimore to D.C. -- even with Japan involved.
Moving the tourists seems like an odd response to an incident that had nothing to do with the current tourist screening procedure.