The Maryland Tourism Council builds, grows and supports the industry...

Join the hundreds of business and association members of MTC.

Tourism supports more than 131,000 direct tourism jobs in Maryland with a payroll of $4.7 billion. According to Tourism Economics, tourism is the 10th largest private sector employer in the State, supporting 131,000+ direct full-time equivalency jobs in 2011 in leisure and hospitality, retail, transportation, and other sectors impacted by visitor spending. For these employees, tourism jobs provided $4.7 billion in wages and salaries in 2011.

About MTC

For over 50 years, the Maryland Tourism Council (MTC) has represented and united varied segments of tour and travel, bringing together the entire industry to enhance business growth and to promote the development of Maryland tourism. >>> Learn more.

Tourism & Travel Summit

The 34th Annual Tourism and Travel Summit will be held at the Hilton Suites Ocean City in partnership with the Roland E. Powell Convention Center on November 12-14, 2014, and will include education, networking and award ceremonies that recognize the best in the industry. There’s still time to register for the event.



Join MTC

MTC strives to create the most productive statewide tourism climate possible. Members from all segments of the industry work together to promote business, participate in professional development activities, and enhance our economic impact for the benefit of all Marylanders. Join now!