Press Releases

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


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

October 6, 2020

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.... Continue Reading >>

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

September 22, 2020

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... Continue Reading >>

Experience Columbus Launches “Live Forward Live” Podcast

September 1, 2020

COLUMBUS – Experience Columbus announces its new “Live Forward Live” podcast, available now at as well as major podcast streaming services iHeart... Continue Reading >>

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

August 11, 2020

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... Continue Reading >>

2020 State of the Visitor Industry: Mid-Year Report

August 6, 2020

COLUMBUS – The 2020 state of the visitor industry mid-year report made available today by Experience Columbus and the Greater Columbus Sports Commission shows the continued importance of safely... Continue Reading >>

Experience Columbus Vice President of Sales Joins Black Travel Leaders to Address Systemic Racism

July 14, 2020

Dan Williams answers ‘5 questions about race’ in video premiering at Destinations International’s annual travel industry conference COLUMBUS, Ohio – Following the death of... Continue Reading >>

Columbus Among First Destinations to Coordinate Citywide Pursuit of Global Cleanliness Accreditation

May 28, 2020

Experience Columbus leads initiative to prepare city for eventual return of mass gatherings COLUMBUS, Ohio – In preparation for the return of larger gatherings as the country begins to reopen,... Continue Reading >>

Experience Columbus Pivots Approach, Launches “Live Forward” Campaign to Rebuild Destination

May 5, 2020

Initiative meant to inspire and rally industry partners and residents, support the local economy COLUMBUS, Ohio – Timed with the U.S. Travel Association’s annual National Travel and... Continue Reading >>

2020 State of the Visitor Industry: First Quarter Report

May 4, 2020

COLUMBUS – In conjunction with the 37 th annual National Travel and Tourism Week, this year celebrating the Spirit of Travel and the industry’s resilience in the face of this... Continue Reading >>

2020 Columbus Tour Planner Guide simplifies developing future trips

April 6, 2020

Successful planners preparing now for travel restart COLUMBUS, Ohio – Even in the midst of the Covid-19 crisis, the most successful group tour planners are well prepared for the reopening of... Continue Reading >>