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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

State tourism office previews virtual reality tour

As part of National Travel and Tourism Week, Gov. John Carney, Secretary of State Jeffrey Bullock and Delaware Tourism Director Liz Keller showcased a virtual reality tour of the state. The reality tour includes the...

Municipalities may get chance to impose hotel room tax under proposed bill

Proposed legislation that would give New Castle County the authority to levy a room tax of up to three percent may open the door to other cities and counties seeking the same revenue source. The...

DART gets transit grants for Wilmington, Middletown

DART First State will get two grants as part of a $264 million U.S. Department of Transportation  Federal Transit Administration’ grant program. One grant calls for a bus and bike-only lane in Wilmington. A total...

(Photo gallery) Hotel & Lodging Association honors award winners

The Delaware Hotel and Lodging Association honored top performers at its annual reception Friday night at the Embassy Suites, Newark. The event recognizes hotel associates in several service categories as well as Allied members, legislators...

Cape May-Lewes Ferry to resume service on Thursday

 Cape May – Lewes Ferry officials announced that the Delaware Bay ferry service will begin operations on January 11, starting with the 10:30 a.m. departure from Cape May.  The ferry service has been closed...

Kalmar Nyckel Foundation seeks volunteers

The Kalmar Nyckel Foundation is currently seeking volunteers for 2018. Volunteers can learn how to sail a Tall Ship, help teach Delaware’s school children and assist with ship maintenance.   Kalmar Nyckel is a replica of...

Spirit Airlines to add Denver, Jamaica to BWI/Marshall flight schedule

Spirit Airlines announced it  will offer nonstop service between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and two new markets: Montego Bay, Jamaica and Denver. The new Spirit flights are scheduled to begin on March 22, 2018.  Montego...

Lewes winter fest gets larger ice rink, thanks to Tourism Office

Visitors to southern Delaware this winter will be greeted with a larger ice rink. The Delaware Tourism Office unveiled the new ice skating rink at Winter WonderFest. The Visit Delaware Ice Rink is three times...

Kent County Tourism rolls out natural-gas fueled mobile visitors center

Kent County Tourism is unveiling a natural gas-powered new Mobile Visitor Center in partnership with Chesapeake today at the Air Mobility Command Museum, Dover.  The goal of the center is to generate more economic impact by...

Frontier adding flights to 4 more cities next year

  Frontier Airlines continues to expand its schedule out of Philadelphia with nonstop, seasonal  service to mid-sized cities a few times a week. The airline announced it will launch non-stop seasonal flights between Philadelphia International Airport...