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Air Fare America: From Selling the Free State to Launching a New Adventure

Beautifully restored warbird inside “Spitfire” hangar

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Feds Employ Proven PR Tactic to Promote Parks, Attract Visitors

2012 Fee Free Days Begin this Weekend

Marketing pros have long employed the ‘loss leader’ or product give-away to create brand awareness and generate new customers.  From the candy and cereal samples I regularly receive with my daily newspaper, to the classic “comp” coupon for restaurants or retail stores, free can get you in a business’s door – and get you hooked on their goods or services. Read more


Maryland Travel Trends Continue to Improve

As Maryland’s high temperatures begin breaking records, Maryland has broken its own visitation record. Maryland welcomed 32.2 million domestic travelers in 2010, a 10.7 percent increase from 2009 and an 18.3 percent increase from 2007’s 27.2 million visitors, according to a national survey of U.S. travelers conducted by D.K. Shifflet and Associates.
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