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Positively Philadelphia: Phillyosophy Photo Contest If you like to take photographs, do we have a contest for you!
Philadelphia's Tourism Agency Hosts Bloggers' Tour The travel bloggers, from all over the country, explored the 14 areas highlighted in the GPTMC "Philadelphia Neighborhoods" campaign.
Philly Officials, Merchants Say Rainy June Dampened Summer TourismGreater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation president Meryl Levitz says there were some key factors that made this summer no record setter.
New Philly Tourism Campaign Goes Over The Top For Gay MarketBruce Yelk, with the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation, says their newest marketing campaign marks the third time ever that an LGBT-specific campaign has been produced by a US destination.
Plenty To Do If You’re Staying In Town For Memorial Day WeekendMemorial Day weekend in Philadelphia is full of events. For example you can celebrate the holiday all week long at the National Constitution Center.
Philadelphia Plays Unlikely Role In Creation Of Mother's DayAnna Jarivis, the Philadelphia woman who started Mother's Day, spent her later years trying to do away with the holiday, including turning on her earliest supporter, John Wanamaker.
City of Philadelphia Unveils New Arts-and-Culture Planning Web SiteMoira Baylson, of the mayor's Office of the Arts (at left in photo), says the site grabs a long list of primary data from other public and private sources, making research one-stop shopping.
New Tourism Website Puts Focus On Philadelphia’s NeighborhoodsThe Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation is rolling out a brand new interactive website that highlights the City's neighborhoods in a unique way.
City’s Family-Friendly Attractions Expect Bump From 2015 World Meeting Of FamiliesThe Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation says it's nearly two years away, but the meeting will bring many visitors, and since the event is geared toward families, the city's family-friendly events will benefit.
Prizes Awarded For A Perfect Philly ProposalIf you're thinking of asking your sweetie to marry you on Valentine's Day and have a good Philadelphia story to tell, there's a contest to help the winner do it style.
Philadelphia Hotel Operators Get Behind Proposed Hike in City's Hotel Tax"We all sat down at the table and have come to an agreement," says Ed Grose, executive director of the Greater Philadelphia Hotel Association.
Philadelphia Hotel Owners Change Stance On Hotel Tax HikeHotel managers and owners in Philadelphia have done an about-face and now say they oppose a plan to raise the city's hotel tax.