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(The "Visit Philadelphia" web site.  Graphic by Ed Fischer)

Philadelphia Tourism Agency ‘Cooperating’ With DA Probe of Misappropriation

An attorney for “Visit Philadelphia” says the matter involves “unauthorized expenditures” at the publicly funded agency covering several years, totaling $210,000.

09/12/2014

Top Philadelphia Democrats will be pulling out the stops as they try to convince national party officials to hold the 2016 Democratic National Convention right here. (credit: Mike Dunn/KYW)

Philadelphia Gets Two Days With Democratic National Committee To Seal The Deal On 2016 Convention

Columbus, Birmingham and Phoenix join Philadelphia and New York as finalists to host the convention.

08/12/2014

(Submission for the contest, provided by Visit Philly.)

Positively Philadelphia: Phillyosophy Photo Contest

If you like to take photographs, do we have a contest for you!

07/27/2014

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Philadelphia Hotels Working Through Slow Period Until Convention Business Picks Up

Philadelphia hotels have taken a hit recently as room occupancy is down. Officials know exactly why this happened and they’re confident this is temporary.

07/09/2014

Penn Museum File Photo (credit: CBS3)

Local Museums Showcasing Their Art On Instagram

A new social series all about art in Philadelphia will be taking over Instagram each day this summer.

06/28/2014

Morris Arboretum (credit: Chelsea Karnash/CBSPhilly.com)

Tired Of Philadelphia? How About A Trip To The Countryside

Visit Philadelphia launched a new website this week that touts the benefits of traveling to the Philadelphia countryside.

06/07/2014

(Meryl Levitz, in her office at Visit Philadelphia, holds a copy of Amtrak's on-board magazine.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Philadelphia Seeing Rail Travel As Hook For Its Tourism Business

Meryl 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.

03/14/2014

(Cara Schneider, striking a pose next to a "Rocky" poster at the offices of Visit Philadelphia.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Philadelphia Offering ‘Rocky’ Tours to Coincide With Broadway Show Debut

Cara Schneider, an executive with Visit Philadelphia, says the new “Rocky” Broadway musical has brought a renewed interest in places where the original movie was filmed 38 years ago.

03/13/2014

(Image provided by Visit Philadelphia)

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.

01/08/2014

The Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation has changed its name to Visit Philadelphia. (credit: Visit Philadelphia)

Philadelphia’s Tourism Marketing Organization Gets New Name

The Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation — also known as GPTMC — has changed its name to a more self-explanatory moniker.

11/11/2013

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Top Spots To View Presidential History In Philadelphia

Philadelphia is known as the ‘Cradle of Liberty’ for good reason. The city served as the first capital of the United States and was home to the original White House.

02/17/2012

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