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Greater Philadelphia Visitation

Greater Philadelphia Visitation

Greater Philadelphia—that’s Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties—welcomed 42 million domestic visitors in 2016. This marks the seventh consecutive year for record visitation and a 2.4% increase over 2015. Of those 42 million visitors, 37 million (88%) visited for a leisure purpose....

Credit: Graphic by VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Facts & Figures, Visit Philadelphia

National Travel and Tourism Week 2016

National Travel and Tourism Week 2016

To mark National Travel and Tourism Week, Philadelphia’s hospitality industry leaders assembled in front of Independence Mall, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Tourism generates $10 billion a year in economic impact in Greater Philadelphia and employs 90,000 people. Leadership team from left to right: John J. McNichol, Pennsylvania Convention Center...

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Facts & Figures, Historic District, Visit Philadelphia

National Travel and Tourism Week 2016

National Travel and Tourism Week 2016

To mark National Travel and Tourism Week, Philadelphia’s hospitality industry assembled its ranks in front of Independence Hall, a UNESCO World Heritage site, to put a face on an industry that generates $10 billion a year in economic impact in Greater Philadelphia and employs 90,000 people. The historical backdrop will...

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Facts & Figures, Historic District, Visit Philadelphia

National Travel and Tourism Week 2016

National Travel and Tourism Week 2016

To mark National Travel and Tourism Week, Philadelphia’s hospitality industry assembled its ranks in front of Independence Hall, a UNESCO World Heritage site, to put a face on an industry that generates $10 billion a year in economic impact in Greater Philadelphia and employs 90,000 people. The historical backdrop will...

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Facts & Figures, Historic District, Visit Philadelphia

Philadelphia Tourism & Business: Growing & Delivering

Philadelphia Tourism & Business: Growing & Delivering

Wharton's Management 101 class took a special interest in the effect Philadelphia's travel industry has on Philadelphia businesses. For their semeter project, they delved into the topic and presented this video as their final project. A+....

Tags: Facts & Figures, Museums & Attractions, Shopping, Visit Philadelphia

National Travel and Tourism Week 2014

National Travel and Tourism Week 2014

To mark National Travel and Tourism Week 2014, Philadelphia’s hospitality industry assembled its ranks on North Broad Street to put a face on an industry that generates $10 billion a year in economic impact in Greater Philadelphia and employs 90,000 people. The backdrop of City Hall, the Pennsylvania Convention Center...

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA™ & Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau

Tags: Facts & Figures, Visit Philadelphia

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