Tourism and hospitality officials said the impact of Francis’ appearance is unlike anything they’ve experienced in recent memory.
The hotels and historic sites have ten months to get ready. Most visitors will be encouraged to stay with host families.
A new labor agreement at Philadelphia’s Convention Center is less than four months old, but officials say it’s having an impact on bookings.
How would you like to be a Certified Hospitality Professional? It’s free, online, and doesn’t take long, says Jack Ferguson, president and CEO of the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau.
The Convention and Visitors Bureau on Wednesday launched an effort to make Philadelphia more of a global destination.
The Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau unveiled its marketing campaign for the city on Wednesday afternoon at its annual luncheon at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
In a glimmer of good economic news for Philadelphia, a local developer today announced plans for a new hotel to be built right across the street from the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
A local cab company says it’s willing to provide handicapped-accessible taxis, but it’s waiting for permission from the Philadelphia Parking Authority.
The recent expansion of the Pennsylvania Convention Center is paying big dividends for the Philadelphia economy.
The latest federal ranking of foreign visits to America’s cities shows some slippage for Philadelphia, down from 11th place to 13th in 2010.
Top city leaders, including planners and hospitality officials as well as small business people gathered this week to discuss the state of Philadelphia.
They were looking for “transformative ideas’ to impact jobs and the quality of life in the city.
Tourism and hospitality nanagement students at Temple University got the inside scoop today on a quiet struggle for visitors in the City of Brotherly Love.
Jack Ferguson has now succeeded Tom Muldoon as head of the Convention and Visitors Bureau, and he’s looking ahead to a big 2011.