The D Discount Pass
Ford Conf Center
June 4, 2014
Detroit, Mich. — The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCVB) launched a new program on Friday, May 30 to offer visitors discounts to participating area attractions. The D Discount Pass saves 20 percent or more on museum admissions or gift shop purchases.
Current participating attractions and discounts include:
• Arab American National Museum, 20 percent off admission
• Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 20 percent off gift shop purchases
• Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, buy one admission, get one free
• The Henry Ford, 20 percent off admission
• Michigan Science Center, 20 percent off admission
• Motown Museum, 20 percent off admission
The D Discount Pass will be accepted at participating venues Friday, May 30 through Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014. More attractions can join the program throughout the year.
To take advantage of the offer, visitors can go to visitdetroit.com/discount and complete a brief online form to download The D Discount Pass barcode via a mobile device, email or printed voucher. To apply the discount, visitors need to show The D Discount Pass barcode to museum staff at the time of purchase. The discount is only valid for one person per visit. Visitors may use The D Discount Pass multiple times for the duration of the program.
“As the gateway attraction to the state of Michigan, and one of the country’s best museums, we are excited to participate in The D Discount Pass program and share our significant national treasures and part of Detroit's rich culture with new visitors from around the world,” says Chief Communications Officer at The Henry Ford Carol Kendra.
In 2013 metro Detroit hosted more than 14 million visitors. The D Discount Pass is designed to introduce metro Detroit’s gems to visitors and save them money at major tourism destinations.
“We hope The D Discount Pass will help make vacations to metro Detroit enjoyable and affordable,” says DMCVB Executive Vice President and COO Michael O’Callaghan. “These participating attractions are some of the best must-see’s metro Detroit has to offer.”
To view updated program details, visitors can go to visitdetroit.com/discount.
The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCVB) is a private, not-for-profit organization with a mission to market and sell the metropolitan Detroit area on a worldwide basis as a destination for leisure and business travel including conventions, trade shows, corporate meetings, tours and incentive travel and as a film location to maximize additional visitors, visitor expenditures, state and local tax revenues and job opportunities.
More than 700 businesses are represented in the DMCVB's membership. The DMCVB was founded in 1896 as the world's first convention and visitors bureau. visitdetroit.com
CONTACT: Renee Monforton, DMCVB
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