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See what the Destination DC tourism team has been up to.

Australia/New Zealand Deep Dive Webinar: Holidays (Dec. 1, Virtual)
Attendee: Lindsay Hill
Lindsay Hill conducted a deep dive webinar on holidays in DC for the Australia and New Zealand market, coordinated by DDC’s in-country team, Canuckiwi. Two live webinars that covered all the festive attractions, activities, accommodations and dining during the winter months were presented. The webinars were meant to inspire travel for 2021 and beyond, as the holiday months fall over Australia/New Zealand’s summer, a popular time for travel. Approximately 82 travel agents attended each webinar.

Military Bowl presented by Perspecta (Dec. 28, Annapolis, MD)  
Attendee: Christopher Thompson
The Military Bowl presented by Perspecta kicks off for the 13th time this December at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. The game will feature a matchup between representatives from the Atlantic Coast Conference and the American Athletic Conference.  Organized by the Military Bowl Foundation, the Military Bowl serves as a premier regional event benefiting the USO and other organizations supporting members of the Armed Forces and their families. Since its inception in 2008, the Bowl has donated more than $900,000 to the USO and provided more than 25,000 complimentary tickets for troops and their families.

Virtual Sales Calls
The tourism is team is conducting individual weekly virtual sales calls with clients in the U.S. and overseas to share updates on how DC is handling its recovery phases and the new products that the team is building. The visitor services team has also been busy answering questions from consumers.

Check out the full Destination DC Member eNews to learn more about what's going on this month.