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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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The People Want Rocky: Why Did it Take the Art Museum and the City’s Tourism Folks So Long to Understand That?

Dan McQuade, God bless you. Your immortal post on Rocky’s run through the streets of Philadelphia has finally shaken the marble pillars that keep 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 […]


A “5 Things You Can’t Miss in Philly” List Actually Includes Something Unique

Good for you, Molly Phipps, of North Carolina’s Shelby Star. You may have chosen some of the expected — the Liberty Bell, Elfreth’s Alley, Ben […]


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 […]

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Philly to Advertise on Taxi Cabs…in London

Maybe those overseas trips really are worthwhile? The Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau is debuting a series of Philly advertisements on London’s famous black cabs, to coincide with […]

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Nutter Won’t Use Local Tax Dollars to Open Federal Sites

KYW reports that Mayor Nutter won’t use local dollars to re-open federal tourist sites like the Liberty Bell, even though New York is paying to […]

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The List: 10 Tourist Attractions Not Affected by the Government Shutdown

Sure, the federal government shutdown has closed lots of the sites you came to Philadelphia to see. But don’t be sad. There’s much more to […]

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WATCH: New Video Promotes Art in Philadelphia

That’s pretty, isn’t it?

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Hanging Out with Disappointed Tourists on Independence Mall

The great thing about government shutdowns it that they bring people together. If you go to Independence Mall today—or any day for the foreseeable future—you’ll […]

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Philly Hosts Travel Bloggers to Lure Hip 21st Century Tourists

  CBS Philly reports that the city has been hosting travel bloggers this week, an effort to get them to promote Philadelphia to their readers. […]


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, […]