Thanks to its offering of tax-free shopping on all clothes and shoes, the East Coast city of Philadelphia is a haven for those looking for a stateside bargain and with two new retail spaces opening this autumn, there’s even more choice than ever. Continue reading
Thrill-seeking visitors to the east coast city of Philadelphia this autumn can enjoy a frightful line-up of Halloween entertainment suitable for all ages.
- 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
The East Coast city of Philadelphia is a haven for foodies, with a delectable menu of delicious bites and beers offered across venues in the city.
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.
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.