Tourists on the historical circuit were finding slim pickings today, with the major sites closed for the government funding crisis.
The free tours are up to 12 hours long and cover 200 sites.
Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation president Meryl Levitz says there were some key factors that made this summer no record setter.
Hotels in center city Philadelphia are expected to be sold out for the upcoming end-of-summer weekend.
Bruce 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.
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.
Security was tight but the mood was light in the place where our nation was born 237 years ago.
From among a hundred cities evaluated, Philadelphia came in at number 10.
The National Constitution Center celebrated its tenth anniversary with free admissions and dozens of special exhibits about Colonial America.
As summer gets underway for the region’s schoolchildren, the tourism agency Historic Philadelphia wants to help parents fill the time off.
The city will allow horse-drawn carriages to operate during the currently restricted hours of 3:30pm to 6pm, Mondays through Fridays.
This weekend, the men’s and women’s NCAA lacrosse titles will be awarded here. The collegiate rugby championship is up next in June.
City councilman Mark Squilla thinks horse-drawn carriages should be allowed to operate during the afternoon rush hour, when they are currently prohibited.
The project is a replica of a type of field tent called a marquee. The original (photo), in which George Washington spent a lot of his time as general of the Revolutionary Army, is in the museum’s collection.
Sometimes great things can come out of near tragedies.