Washington Business Report July 15, 2012

Jennifer Donelan fills in for Rebecca Cooper to interview Elliott Ferguson, President and CEO of Destination DC, who says the hospitality/tourism sector is a bright spot in our region’s economy.

Washington Business Journal editor Doug Fruehling and reporter Missy Frederick join University of Maryland professor Peter Morici in a discussion of Mayor Vince Gray’s campaign irregularities and a new plan to use sports marketing to draw visitors to the city.

Missy Frederick describes new marketing strategies to attract tourists to Loudon County’s wine country.