Philadelphia and the Countryside - Press Room

Feature Stories

World Meeting of Families & Papal Visit

Families around the globe will pilgrimage to Philadelphia. The city boasts religious history, family fun and (soon) the pope.


2015 News & Stories: Public Parks, Fantastic Festivals, Art Exhibits Galore

Tall Ships, World Meeting of Families, Alice in Wonderland and so much more take over in 2015.


Who Are We

About Visit Philadelphia™

Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation (GPTMC), now doing business as Visit Philadelphia™, makes Philadelphia and The Countryside® a premier destination through marketing and image building that increases business and promotes the region’s vitality. Visit Philadelphia™ achieves this through advertising, communications,, hotel and research efforts.

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About the Region

What do we mean by Greater Philadelphia? We mean Philadelphia and The Countryside®: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties. Greater Philadelphia’s arts and culture, history, restaurants, nightlife, shopping and more make the region a distinct and fun destination for all types of getaways.

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