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2022 State of the Visitor Industry: Mid-Year Report

COLUMBUS, Ohio—The 2022 State of the Visitor Industry: Mid-Year Report made available today by Experience Columbus and the Greater Columbus Sports Commission shows continued signs of a strong recovery for Columbus’ tourism industry. As the

Experience Columbus Announces New Visitation Data Following Industry Day Event

COLUMBUS, Ohio—Experience Columbus, the destination marketing organization for the Columbus region dedicated to growing visitor spending and enhancing the visitor experience, today announced new insights into the local visitor economy and the impact

Experience Columbus Launches New Accessibility Guide

Experience Columbus, the destination marketing organization for Ohio’s capital city, today launched its new Accessibility Guide to highlight Columbus as an inclusive destination that is welcoming and accessible to all. The new Accessibility Guide

New Columbus Live Music Trail Highlights the City’s Expansive Music Scene

Twenty One Pilots, Caamp, O.A.R., Rascal Flatts, Willie Phoenix, Dwight Yoakam and Bobby Floyd are just some of the musicians who got their start in Columbus. Before they were household names, they played on stages in Columbus, from outdoor venues to

Long. Live. Summer! Experience Columbus Invites Locals, Visitors to Make the Most of Summer 2022

Experience Columbus, the destination marketing organization for Ohio’s capital city, is excited to welcome visitors this summer and inspire them to make the most of every moment during a trip to Columbus with the sentiment of Long. Live. Summer! A

2022 State of the Visitor Industry: First Quarter Report

The resiliency of the tourism industry and the future of travel has been celebrated throughout May during U.S. Travel Association’s National Travel and Tourism Week, the 2022 Experience Columbus Annual Meeting and Ohio Tourism Day. Now, Experience

Experience Columbus Celebrates the Resiliency of Travel and Tourism at 2022 Annual Meeting

Each year, tourism professionals across the country unite to celebrate the value travel holds for our economy, businesses, communities and personal well-being during U.S. Travel Association’s National Travel and Tourism Week. During this year’s

Earth Day and Celebrate Trails Day Move Travelers to the Columbus Outdoor Trails Pass

Earth Day and Celebrate Trails Day highlight America’s best outdoor experiences, inspiring travelers to immerse themselves in the beauty of spring. There’s no better way to explore the outdoors in Columbus than with the Columbus Outdoor Trails Pass,

Experience Columbus Wins Social Impact Award for DE&I Initiative

Experience Columbus is honored to announce it received a Social Impact Award from PRNEWS in the category “Recruiting Program” for its Diversity Apprenticeship Program (DAP). The awards gala took place yesterday, April 20, 2022, during PRNEWS’ Social

Experience Columbus’ Taylor Savage Named One of 30 Future Leaders by Destinations International

Experience Columbus National Sales Manager Taylor Savage, DES, CTA, CFMP, was recently named one of Destinations International’s 2022 30 Under 30 recipients. The Class of 2022 honorees hail from a variety of destinations around the world and