Destination DC Announces August As Travel Professionals Month



Destination DC, the official tourism and marketing office for the nation’s capital, has announced a special promotion exclusively for travel professionals. As a way to thank all those employed by the travel industry for making Washington, DC a top US destination, Destination DC has partnered with 17 hotels to offer very special rates during the month of August 2013. Additionally Washington, DC VIP discounts will be offered at over 40 participating attractions, live theaters, restaurants, retailers and tour companies.

“Travel Professionals Month is a great way to reward the hard-working industry who helps us promote Washington, DC,” said Elliott L. Ferguson, president and CEO of Destination DC. “This is a great opportunity for travel professionals to learn more about the city by experiencing it firsthand. Whether it’s bicycling under the sun on the National Mall, taking in a Washington Nationals baseball game at Nationals Park, checking out one of several summertime festivals or experiencing once-in-a-lifetime events such as the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, there’s no better time to visit.”

Participating hotels include:

Alexandria Quality Inn Mount Vernon
Capitol Hill Hotel
Comfort Inn & Suites New York Avenue
Comfort Inn Downtown DC/Convention Center
Days Inn Connecticut Avenue Hamilton Crowne Plaza
Hotel George Holiday Inn Washington, DC Central
Hotel Monaco Washington, DC
Madera
Mayflower Renaissance The Morrison Clarke Historic Inn
One Washington Circle Hotel Renaissance Washington DC Downtown
Residence Inn Dupont Circle Residence Inn Washington, DC
Westin DC City Center

Additional discounts throughout the city are also available. Visitors can use their Washington, DC VIP pass to save 10-25% at over 40 select outlets including restaurants, theatres, attractions, retailers and more.

Destination DC, www.washington.org