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
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
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
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.
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
For sports enthusiasts visiting Philadelphia, now is the time to soak up the incredible gameday atmosphere as the Philadelphia Eagles have advanced in the 2019 NFL Playoffs. On Sunday 13th January, fans will gather at local bars to watch the current Super Bowl champion, Philadelphia Eagles, play the New Orleans Saints in the Division Round. Continue reading
Following the Philadelphia Eagles’ historic win over the Jacksonville Jaguars at London’s Wembley Stadium in October, those NFL fans looking to head to the winning team’s home of Philadelphia can enjoy an ‘Eagle-Eyed’ tour of one of the most passionate sporting cities in the USA.