The Official guide to Shopping, Dining, Lodging, Sightseeing, Living and Discovering Howard County published by Custom Media Options in partnership with Howard County Tourism & Promotion hits the shelves and goes online in March 2011!
(ELLICOTT CITY, MD) Howard County Tourism & Promotion is delighted to announce its partnership with Custom Media Options as our new publishers of the 2011 Official Howard County Visitors Guide. Howard County, Maryland, nationally recognized for its outstanding quality of life in MONEY, Forbes and US News & World Report magazines will now have an Official guide for visitors and residents that best reflects all the attractions and amenities that make our community a wonderful place to call home. The partnership with local Custom Media Options is ideal for Howard County Tourism & Promotion, the official destination marketing organization, who is charged by Howard County Government to publish a visitor guide. The 100,000 copies of 2011 Official Howard County Visitors Guide will debut in print and online in March 2011.
“Howard County Tourism & Promotion’s mission is to feature the county’s unique sites, services, products and people in its sales and marketing activities: the 2011 Official Howard County Visitors Guide will be the perfect publication for us to tell those stories and sell the county as a destination for business and leisure travel.” said Rachelina Bonacci, Executive Director, Howard County Tourism & Promotion. “Custom Media Options is excited to be partnering with Howard County Tourism & Promotion to showcase the many treasures Howard County has to offer visitors. The 2011 Official Howard County Visitors Guide will be a ‘must have’ local tourism magazine for both recreational and business visitors” said Dotty Doub, President of Custom Media Options.
“We have been looking for publishers that were locally headquartered, totally connected, ‘in-the-know,’ and already a part of our community. Tourism has now found that partner in Custom Media Options” said Joe Barbera, co-owner, AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar, President of Tourism’s Board of Directors and advertiser. He added “the team at Custom Media do wonderful work, and the 4-color glossy magazine sized 2011 Official Howard County Visitors Guide will be absolutely beautiful.”
– Howard County Tourism & Promotion