Philadelphia Creates Online Course To Churn Out Resident Tourism AmbassadorsHow 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.
Convention And Visitors Bureau Reveals New Ways To Discover PhiladelphiaThe Convention and Visitors Bureau on Wednesday launched an effort to make Philadelphia more of a global destination.
Philadelphia Convention And Visitors Bureau Unveils 'Completely Philly' Marketing CampaignThe Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau unveiled its marketing campaign for the city on Wednesday afternoon at its annual luncheon at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
New Hotel Planned For 12th and Arch Sts. In Center City PhiladelphiaIn 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.
Access Denied: Philadelphia Has No Handicapped-Accessible TaxisA local cab company says it's willing to provide handicapped-accessible taxis, but it's waiting for permission from the Philadelphia Parking Authority.
Convention Center Expansion Paying Off For Philadelphia EconomyThe recent expansion of the Pennsylvania Convention Center is paying big dividends for the Philadelphia economy.
Philadelphia Ranking As Destination For Foreign Visitors SlipsThe latest federal ranking of foreign visits to America's cities shows some slippage for Philadelphia, down from 11th place to 13th in 2010.
Community And Business Leaders Gather To Focus On Philadelphia's Future 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.
Philly's Top Convention Marketer Meets With Temple U. StudentsTourism and hospitality nanagement students at Temple University got the inside scoop today on a quiet struggle for visitors in the City of Brotherly Love.
Philly's New Convention Bureau Head Sees Bigger, Brighter 2011Jack Ferguson has now succeeded Tom Muldoon as head of the Convention and Visitors Bureau, and he's looking ahead to a big 2011.