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Survey: Philly Hotels Are Most Highly Rated Online

You think this city isn’t friendly? Think again. reports that out of 30 destination cities, Philadelphia got the highest percentage of positive reviews of its […]


Morning Headlines: Vancouver Sun Is Smitten With Philadelphia

“I love Paris. I love London. I love Rome. All amazing cities. But now I am smitten with Philadelphia,” begins a recent piece in the […]

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New Tourism Campaign: “Phillyosophy”

You remember the WithLove, Philadelphia XOXO campaign. It consisted of ads like this one: For 2014, things have changed. Though the new ads are still […]


Best Name Change of the Year: GPTMC Becomes Visit Philadelphia

We salute you, GPTMC — and we’re happy to say that for the last time. The Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corp. has long been a […]


Philly Is One of the 10 Best Cities for Twentysomethings

Philadelphia may rank No. 2 in cities plagued by bedbugs, but it’s also No. 10 on a new list of “20 Best Cities for Twentysomethings.” […]

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Property’s Morning Obsession: The Best Headline About Philadelphia Ever Written

This is too good. We must be hallucinating: I’ve Only Been In Philly For 4 Hours And I Already See Why People Love It

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Philly Launches Guest Pinterest Program, Proves We Are Stylish

Interior decorator and AphroChic founder Jeanine Hays knows the power of the Pin: The most popular topic on the social website that allows users to […]


Open Letter to Atlantic City: Is This New Ad Campaign Really the Right Way to Go?

Dear Atlantic City: You know we love you. We come to you for gambling, for bachelor and bachelorette parties, for rides on your charming jitneys, […]


Travel Writer Rehashes Last Year’s Philly Piece, Disses Northern Liberties

Teresa Levonian Cole has written another article about Philadelphia for a British publication, this one called “Why Philadelphia really is the big cheese.” It bears […]

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‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Team Gets the Brad Pitt Boot for Abscam Movie

David O’Russel’s Abscam movie with Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence will film in Massachusetts instead of Philly because the Commonwealth is chary with tax breaks.


Philadelphia Tourism Site Rules the Webiverse

Thanks to Technically Philly for bringing this triumph of Philadelphia tourism promotion to our attention…