Category Archives: Philadelphia

Six Top Reasons To Put Philadelphia On The Holiday Wish List

As we look ahead to future travel plans, here are six reasons why the city of Philadelphia, recently placed on Condé Nast Traveller’s Gold List, honouring the editors’ most coveted Destinations in the World, should be on every traveller’s wish list.

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PHLCVB Reveals 10 Surprising Historical Facts About Philadelphia – The Birthplace Of America

Known as the birthplace of American democracy, the first UNESCO World Heritage City in the U.S., Philadelphia is home to an abundance of historical gems, making it a playground for history lovers and inquisitive travellers alike.

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Discover Why Philadelphia Is Known As The ‘Mural Capital Of The World’

Unknown to many UK travellers, Philadelphia is home to the US’ largest public art program, offering visitors to the city the opportunity to see these outdoor murals on guided and self-guided tours, by foot, trolley, train and even Segway. Continue reading

Experience The Digital Stage Of Philadelphia’s Performing Arts Scene This Autumn Through Two New Platforms

Philadelphia has a particular penchant for performing arts, with the city’s neighbourhoods showcasing some of the world’s most famous musicians, as well as being home to a vast array of classical groups, including Opera Philadelphia and The Philadelphia Orchestra.

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From Parks Loved By ‘The Fresh Prince’ To A-List Approved Cheesesteaks: Uncover Philadelphia’s Hidden Pop Culture Secrets

From parkland chosen by Will Smith for his hit music video Summertime, to Philadelphia cheesesteaks sought-after by John Legend and Chrissy Teigen, to Gritty the Philadelphia Flyer’s ice hockey mascot interviewed on popular comedy shows, travellers planning a future visit to Philadelphia can discover a number of hidden pop culture secrets across the city.

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Queer Eye In Philadelphia: How To Follow In The Fashionable Footsteps Of The ‘Fab Five’

Combining their dining, fashion, culture, interior design and grooming expertise, the fifth season of Netflix’s Queer Eye sees presenters Tan, Antoni, Karamo, Bobby and Jonathan work with small business owners across the East Coast city of Philadelphia to boost the confidence of 10 incredible locals.

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PHLCVB Launches New PHL Health Pledge Initiative And Appoints Dr. David Nash Chief Health Advisor

The Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau has launched the ‘PHL Health Pledge’, a new initiative to increase awareness of the destination’s efforts to safely welcome back visitors as Philadelphia gradually reopens for business. To support this effort, the PHLCVB has partnered with Dr. David Nash, Dean Emeritus of the Jefferson College of Population Health, to serve as the PHLCVB’s Chief Health Advisor by providing direct advice and guidance to meeting and event planners.

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Wawa Welcome America In Philadelphia Announces Jason Derulo And Cynthia Erivo To Headline Free Seven-Day Virtual Festival From 28th June – 4th July

Residents of the UK and Ireland are invited to experience the excitement of US Independence Day from the comfort of their home when Welcome America, Inc. and the City of Philadelphia host 50+ free events as part of the reimagined 2020 Wawa Welcome America seven-day virtual festival.

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STROLL THE STREETS OF PHILADELPHIA TO UNCOVER THE CITY’S YEAR-ROUND HIDDEN URBAN OASIS

Visitors to Philadelphia can surround themselves in the great outdoors all year round thanks to the city’s “Greene Country Towne” legacy dating back to its founding, with easily-walkable streets lined with parks, rivers and public art as well as an abundance of green spaces.

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Gregg Caren Appointed President And CEO Of Philadelphia Convention And Visitors Bureau

The Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) has announced that the Board of Directors unanimously voted and has appointed Gregg Caren to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer. Caren most recently served as the Executive Vice President, Sales and Strategic Business Development for ASM Global (formerly SMG), operator of over 350 venues worldwide, headquartered in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. He also served in various senior leadership positions while with the company for over 20 years. Caren has more than three decades of industry experience and will join the PHLCVB on 8th June 2020.

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