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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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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

Fly Eagles Fly: The Best Sports Bars For Watching The Philadelphia Eagles In The 2019 NFL Playoffs

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

American Football Fans Encouraged To Head To Philadelphia For An ‘Eagle-Eyed’ Tour Of This Championship City

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.

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Philadelphia To Host 2018 Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) Conference

From Wednesday 28th November until Saturday 1st December 2018, Philadelphia will serve as the first ever U.S. host city for the 2018 Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) Annual Conference. Traditionally, this conference has been held exclusively in Europe. Due to increased airlift from Europe to Philadelphia International Airport and the targeted international strategy of the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau’s (PHLCVB) Global Tourism team, Philadelphia was selected as the destination for this international conference.

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