Category Archives: Philadelphia

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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Discover Philadelphia’s Cinematic Magic Through The City’s Famous Filming Locations

Due to its diverse landscapes, architecture, neighbourhoods and population, the East Coast city of Philadelphia has solidified its place as a major filmmaking hub and is a popular choice for many Hollywood producers and screenwriters to use in iconic film scenes.

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Bring The Sights, Sounds And Scents Of The Streets Of Philadelphia To Your Sofa This Spring

Located on the East Coast of the U.S., Philadelphia is rich in history, arts and culture, vibrant neighbourhoods, tax-free shopping and more, and those keen to still explore the World Heritage City this spring can now visit many of the city’s famous cultural institutions and attractions from the comfort of their sofa.

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Philadelphia And New York City Unveil Unprecedented Jasper Johns: Mind/Mirror Retrospective During Preview Event In London

The Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) and NYC & Company unveiled highlights of their arts and culture scenes for 2020, including the announcement of an unprecedented retrospective from the American abstract expressionism artist Jasper Johns at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art, during an exclusive preview event at London’s Soho Hotel on Monday 2nd March 2020.
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LOVE Is in the Air in Philadelphia This Valentine’s Day

Lovebirds looking to fly abroad this Valentine’s Day should head to Philadelphia for a long weekend of romantic pursuits in the city, including strolls and selfies in the iconic LOVE Park and an excursion to see 50 romantic public murals during the Mural Arts’ Love Letter Train Tour. Couples can also enjoy a cocktail at the new Four Seasons Philadelphia JG SkyHigh bar or an intimate dining experience at the aptly named restaurant The Love, a cosy American bar and restaurant situated just steps from the upmarket and picturesque neighbourhood of Rittenhouse Square. Continue reading

Feel the Love This Christmas With Fabulously Festive Events in Philadelphia

From visiting one of the largest Christmas markets in the United States to a historic and beer-filled walking tour, holidaymakers travelling to Philadelphia during the winter months can enjoy a seasonal selection of festive events and treats. Continue reading

Philadelphia To Welcome A Plethora Of New Tourism Developments And Hotel Openings In 2020

The World Heritage city of Philadelphia is rich in history, arts and culture, vibrant neighbourhoods, tax-free shopping and much more and with a selection of new tourism developments and hotels opening throughout 2020, now is the perfect time to book a trip to “the birthplace of America”. Continue reading