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Press releases from Experience Columbus share the latest updates from Ohio’s thriving state capital.

Experience Columbus Releases 2020 Annual Report

COLUMBUS – The 2020 Experience Columbus Annual Report, released today, shows that despite a tough 2020 the city is well poised for a strong recovery in 2021. As 2020 focused largely on local support and keeping the community connected to local

Experience Columbus Announces Changes to 2021 Board of Directors

COLUMBUS – Experience Columbus introduced numerous changes to its board of directors at the organization’s board meeting, held this morning via Zoom. Janelle N. Coleman, vice president, corporate philanthropy and community engagement at American

Columbus’ Primary Visitor Touchpoints Achieve Global Cleanliness Accreditation

The city’s international airport, convention center, transportation system, largest hotels and event venues are prepared for the return of larger gatherings and meetings COLUMBUS, Ohio – In preparation for larger gatherings and the return of meetings

The Ohio State University Introduces Free Online Course on Infection Prevention

With increased need to help keep public spaces safer, course enhances professional knowledge. READ MORE

New Experience Columbus Chatbot Serves as Holiday Gift Assistant

As first destination to bring conversational AI to visitors, chatbot joins host of digital trip planning tools to enhance economic recovery COLUMBUS – Experience Columbus has worked with Satisfi Labs to develop a virtual chat assistant on the

2020 State of the Visitor Industry: Third Quarter Report

COLUMBUS – The tourism industry remains steadfast in its efforts to outlast the spread of COVID-19 according to the state of the visitor industry report from Experience Columbus and the Greater Columbus Sports Commission. “2020 has been anything but

Columbus Roar & Explore Pass, Packages Offer Flexible Options for Safe Yet Unforgettable Getaway

COLUMBUS – The New Roar & Explore Pass and overnight getaways offer Columbus visitors and locals alike incredible flexibility with fully customizable experiences at an affordable price. Whether they’re local Cbus residents, visiting from out-of-town

Tax Revenue Generated by Columbus Visitors Grows to $1.35 billion in 2019

Increases in visits, visitor spend, and jobs supported highlight importance of jumpstarting tourism economy amidst COVID-19 COLUMBUS – Throughout 2019 the Greater Columbus tourism economy continued to grow, seeing increases in number of visitors,

Experience Columbus Launches “Live Forward Live” Podcast

COLUMBUS – Experience Columbus announces its new “Live Forward Live” podcast, available now at ExperienceColumbus.com/Podcast as well as major podcast streaming services iHeart radio (website and app), Apple Podcasts, Spreaker and Spotify. Produced

Columbus Musician Plaid Brixx Releases Original Song, “Live For Today”

New song serves as anthem for Experience Columbus’ inspirational Live Forward marketing campaign COLUMBUS – Columbus-based American indie-pop artist, Plaid Brixx (born Chris Duggan), has released a new original single, “Live For Today,” as a rallying