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Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (VAAAC) is dedicated to providing you with the information and assistance you need – when you need them.

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In search of a compelling story angle? Checking facts on deadline? Need videos/stills immediately? We can help! Whether you tap into the resources of our online media room – or reach out to us by phone or email, we’re standing by ready to assist with leads, suggested itineraries and the latest news on what’s new in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County.

Our goal is to help you pitch stellar stories and deliver impressive products on time and within budget. Let us be your right hand, your go-to resource for all things Annapolis and Anne Arundel County.

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Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County and Annapolis Green Promote Environmental Action During Tourism Week Festivities

April 26th, 2018|0 Comments

ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND—Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (VAAAC) is teaming up with Annapolis Green to promote enhanced environmental stewardship during the U.S. Travel Association’s May 6-12 National Travel and Tourism Week celebration. VAAAC President and [...]

Popular Camellia got its Start at Historic London Town Near Annapolis

April 19th, 2018|0 Comments

EDGEWATER, MARYLAND—With more than 500 Camellia plants, Historic London Town and Gardens boasts one of the largest Camellia collections in Maryland. How did it arrive at such a large and varied collection? Dr. William Ackerman [...]

More Than a Pretty Picture – The Transformative Power of Public Art in Annapolis

March 29th, 2018|0 Comments

Street art, murals, art installations and photography do more than beautify downtown Annapolis. In many instances, they add meaning and purpose to young lives. Individuals who scratch below the surface of the City’s vibrant public [...]

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In need of a little inspiration? Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, Maryland are here to deliver. Steeped in history, yet ever changing, the destination offers endless possibilities for journalists in search of a winning story. We’ve compiled some key ingredients to help get you started.

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Request Media Hosting

Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (VAAAC) offers a Travel Media Hosting Program for qualified travel media journalists who are developing feature stories and/or editorial coverage of the destination. The hosting program is available to staff travel writers and editors, freelance travel journalists on assignment and representatives of travel-related television, radio and online programs.

Depending on the nature of the assignment, VAAAC may assist with accommodations, suggested itineraries, passes to attractions and more. Arrangements are provided at the discretion of VAAAC member/partner businesses and are subject to the availability and interest of participating businesses and organizations. In instances where blackout periods are in effect, press rates may be necessary, especially for accommodations.

Please allow six to eight weeks advance notice when requesting media hosting and itinerary assistance.

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If you have a specific request, please click the Contact Us form and provide us the information needed so we may better assist you with your editorial and image needs. If you need immediate assistance, please email Vice President, Public Relations & Communications, Susan Seifried or call her at 410-280-0445 ext. 303.

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