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Will Massive Security For Papal Visit Cause People To Think Twice About Coming To Philly?A top tourism official in the city remains optimistic.
Philadelphia Tourism Agency Creates Scenic Photo Ops For Visiting TouristsThe photogenic props include giant XOXO letters, a bicycle-built-for-three mounted on a stand, and oversized Adirondack chairs.
Social Media Will Be A Major Player For 2016 Democratic Convention in PhiladelphiaThere are several hashtags floating around online, but Philadelphia city officials are using this one: #PHLDNC2016.
Confirmation of Pope Francis' Visit Sends Philadelphia Hospitality Industry Into OverdriveThe hotels and historic sites have ten months to get ready. Most visitors will be encouraged to stay with host families.
Philadelphia Gets Two Days With Democratic National Committee To Seal The Deal On 2016 ConventionColumbus, Birmingham and Phoenix join Philadelphia and New York as finalists to host the convention.
Positively Philadelphia: Phillyosophy Photo Contest If you like to take photographs, do we have a contest for you!
Philadelphia Celebrates July 4th Before, During And After The HolidayThere's a lot happening in Philadelphia this week, in the days leading up to and following the Fourth of July.
Philadelphia Seeing Rail Travel As Hook For Its Tourism BusinessMeryl Levitz, president and CEO of Visit Philadelphia, says the region is being featured in a special, 43-page section of the March-April issue of Amtrak's on-board magazine.
Philadelphia Pitches Tourists With Its New 'Phillyosophy'Meryl Levitz, president and CEO of Visit Philadelphia, says the new ads feature photos promoting city locations or activities and contain a catchy line while retaining the "With Love, Philadelphia" slogan.
Philadelphia's Tourism Marketing Organization Gets New NameThe Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation -- also known as GPTMC -- has changed its name to a more self-explanatory moniker.
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.
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.
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