Category Archives: Philadelphia

UK Represents Largest Inbound Market For Visitors To Philadelphia In 2018

  • The UK delivered highest number of overseas visitors to Philadelphia at 112,000 (a 3.1% year-on-year increase)
  • Irish visitor figures increased by 42% in 2018, thanks to additional airline service from American Airlines and Aer Lingus
  • Direct spend from overseas visitation reaches $723 million in 2018, a modern-day record

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Sizzling Spots For Al Fresco Dining And Drinking In Philadelphia This Autumn

With the heat of summer fading and the cooler months of autumn approaching, now is the time to dine and drink al fresco in Philadelphia’s vibrant outdoor spaces.

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Inspired By The 50th Anniversary Of The Moon Landing? Enjoy Philadelphia’s ‘Out Of This World’ Science Exhibits And Lunar Celebrations

The United States will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing on 20th July 2019 and visitors the East Coast city of Philadelphia this summer can enjoy an array of astronomical science museums and exhibitions. Continue reading

Patriotic Parties: Celebrate The History Of The United States In The ‘Birthplace Of America’ This Summer

Known as the ‘birthplace of America’, Philadelphia will proudly celebrate its significance in America’s history books this summer with an exhilarating array of Independence Day events on 4th July 2019 and throughout Labour Day weekend from 31st August – 1st September, when the city will also once again host Jay-Z’s Made in America Festival. Continue reading

How To Spend A Weekend In America’s East Coast World Heritage City: Edinburgh Welcomes New Direct Flight To Philadelphia

The launch of American Airlines’ new direct flight route to Philadelphia International Airport from Edinburgh in April allows Scottish travellers to plan a long weekend exploring the East Coast city of Philadelphia, which is rich in history, arts and culture, vibrant neighbourhoods, plus tax-free shopping hotspots. Continue reading

Philadelphia To Celebrate 10.9% Increase In Hotel Room Supply In 2019

ThHotee East Coast city of Philadelphia is experiencing a hotel expansion, with numerous new hotels opening in the city and several properties under construction. By the end of 2019, the city is expected to celebrate a 10.9% year-on-year increase in room supply. Continue reading

Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau Highlights Results as Economic Catalysts at Annual Report Business Meeting

The Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) presented key findings on the hospitality industry at its Annual Report Business Meeting on 9th April 2019. Eighteen citywide conventions, the most in a decade, and an increase in overseas visitation combined to bring
1.3 million overnight visitors to Philadelphia. Both have contributed to a growth in hospitality-related jobs, hotel room nights booked, and overall visitor spend – all markers of the industry’s success and impact on the local economy.

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Must-See Masterpiece Art Exhibitions In Philadelphia

The World Heritage city of Philadelphia is set to cement its reputation as a haven for art-lovers this spring when it celebrates the opening of a variety of exceptional art exhibitions, and the recently renovated Chinese art galleries at the famed Philadelphia Museum of Art. Continue reading

Blooming Beautiful: Philadelphia To Celebrate ‘Flower Power’ During PHS Flower Show And FTD World Cup This March

The city of Philadelphia will host America’s largest and longest-running horticultural event from 2nd – 10th March 2019 when The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) Philadelphia Flower Show returns. As well as admiring the incredible floral displays, visitors to this year’s show can also show their support for the UK’s talented competitor Laura Leong at the prestigious Florists’ Transworld Delivery (FTD) World Cup 2019, which will be held at the Flower Show from 1st – 3rd March 2019. Continue reading