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Columbus2016 Submits Bid for Democratic National Convention

June 09, 2014

Touting ease of transportation, walkable districts, great food and world class facilities, Columbus2016 today submitted a bid to the Democratic National Committee to host the 2016 National Convention. "Hosting a national political convention will ...

Giraffes will return to the Columbus Zoo with Heart of Africa

Columbus Zoo's Heart of Africa Set to Open May 22

April 29, 2014

The long awaited return of giraffes and zebras to central Ohio is almost over! Heart of Africa, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium’s new 43-acre region, is set to open to guests immediately after a ribbon cutting ceremony to be held at 9:30 a.m. on ...

Robbie Banks, Sr. Visitor Service Manager at Experience Manager, and Mayor Michael B. Coleman

Mayor Coleman Certified as Tourism Ambassador

April 17, 2014

He’s Columbus’ leading booster, and now he has the certificate and the pin to prove it. On Wednesday, Mayor Michael B. Coleman completed the requirements, scoring 100% on a written exam, to become a Certified Tourism Ambassador, or CTA, for Greater Col