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Jul 10, 2013, 13:12 ET

PHL Welcomes U! Helps Spread the "Brotherly Love & Sisterly Affection"

The Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau and Partners Launch New Online Program To Help Philadelphians Enhance Customer Service...

Jul 08, 2013, 17:38 ET

Two Local Life Sciences Leaders Lend Efforts To Promote Philadelphia As A Convention Destination

 Regional life sciences leaders David R. King and Kristine Peterson are lending a combined six decades of expertise to the efforts of the...

Apr 19, 2013, 11:12 ET

Discover PHL: Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau will mit neuen Websites mehr Konferenzen und internationale Touristen für die Stadt gewinnen

Das Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) gab heute den Launch der offiziellen Website für Konferenzen und internationalen...

Apr 19, 2013, 11:06 ET
Apr 19, 2013, 08:41 ET

La Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau lanza las nuevas páginas web para impulsar las convenciones y los viajes

- Discover PHL: La Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau lanza las nuevas páginas web para impulsar el crecimiento de las convenciones...

Apr 18, 2013, 20:47 ET

Discover PHL: El Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau lanza nuevos sitios web para impulsar el crecimiento de las convenciones y los viajes internacionales a la ciudad

El Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) anunció hoy el lanzamiento del sitio web oficial para convenciones y visitantes...

Apr 18, 2013, 18:26 ET

Discover PHL: Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau cria novos web sites para promover o crescimento das convenções e viagens internacionais para a cidade

O Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) anunciou hoje a criação do web site oficial da cidade para convenções...

Apr 18, 2013, 13:45 ET

Discover PHL: Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau Launches New Websites To Drive Growth Of Conventions And International Travel To City

The Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) today announced the launch of the destination's official convention and international...

Jul 06, 2009, 10:00 ET

MAC Produces 3rd Annual Global Fusion Festival

Authentic cultural music, ethnic food and dance performances, vendors, and children's activities will be the focal point of Global Fusion...

Apr 26, 2004, 01:00 ET

PCVB: Just-Released 2003 International Trade Administration Report Shows Philadelphia Has Moved Into Top 10 U.S. Destinations for Visitors from Western Europe

PHILADELPHIA, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite a weakened economy, threat of SARS and the Iraqi war, for the first time in Philadelphia's history...

Nov 26, 2003, 00:00 ET

Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau Annual Luncheon Focuses on `Strategies for Success'

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (PCVB) today hosted more than 1,200 members at the...

Aug 06, 2003, 01:00 ET

PCVB Board Member and Chairman of International Committee Appointed to U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau Board Member and Chairman of the PCVB's International...

Jul 21, 2003, 01:00 ET

American College of Rheumatology to Bring Annual Meeting to Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia in 2009 to Celebrate 75th Anniversary of Founding

PHILADELPHIA, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Following last week's announcement of the Pennsylvania Convention Center's new Customer Satisfaction...

Jun 12, 2003, 01:00 ET

International Trade Administration 2002 Report Shows Philadelphia as Only U.S. City in Top 20 to Increase in Overseas Visitation

PHILADELPHIA, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, overseas visitation to Philadelphia increased as overseas visitation to the...

Apr 08, 2003, 01:00 ET

Annual International Trade Administration Report Shows Increase in International Visitation to Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- According to an annual report released by the International Trade Administration's (ITA) Office of Travel...

Feb 06, 2003, 00:00 ET

Philadelphia Hospitality Industry Urges Government Leaders To Solve Convention Center Crisis

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Following an emergency meeting of the Executive Committee of the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors...

Nov 27, 2002, 00:00 ET

Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau Annual Luncheon Spotlights Successes of City's First-Ever International Consumer Marketing Campaign

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (PCVB) today hosted its annual luncheon -- the city's...

Jun 25, 2002, 01:00 ET

Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau Board of Directors Endorses Econsult Study of Convention Center and Encourages Expansion Funding to Move Forward

PHILADELPHIA, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a special meeting this morning of the Executive Committee of the Philadelphia Convention &...

Oct 17, 2001, 01:00 ET

National Shrine Convention Chooses Philadelphia For 110th Imperial Council Session In August 2003

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayor John F. Street and convention leaders today announced that one of the largest African-American...

Sep 12, 2001, 01:00 ET

Largest U.S. Summit of African Leaders Rescheduled

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to yesterday's tragic events, The U.S.-Africa Business Summit has been rescheduled for October...