Research + Resources

Tourism Industry Information

PHLCVB is helping media and industry officials define the impact of conventions and visitors on the Philadelphia region.

Travel Means Jobs
Hospitality is the Philadelphia region's 3rd largest industry. This job map shows total jobs and wages by City Council District and suburbs. Click here

Also view this report from the U.S. Travel Association on the travel industry’s impact on local economies throughout the country. Click here

The PHLCVB's Annual Report
Our latest annual report includes statistics and facts about our organization as well as the region. Learn more

Major Conventions Serviced and Economic Impact for FY13
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PHL Airport Facts
PHL Facts provides key statistics from the Philadelphia International Airport.  
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Why You Matter
A video on the importance of travelers.

The Travel Effect
From the U.S. Travel Association, The Travel Effect proves through new and original research the economic, societal, business and personal benefits of travel, demonstrating the real truth behind the "hidden" impacts that travel can have on us all. Watch a video about the travel effect, or read more about the movement by clicking here.

Independence Visitor Center Corporation 2013 Annual Report
Read this annual report from our partners at the Independence Visitor Center.  
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Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation
Check out additional research from our partners at GPTMC
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Philadelphia: Smart City. Smart Choice for Hotel Investment
The Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) and the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) have prepared a resource to highlight opportunities for prospective hotel developments within the City of Philadelphia. Download Report

Philadelphia Region Information

Greater Philadelphia: Here for the Making
Select Greater Philadelphia's 2014 Regional Report offers a comprehensive analysis of Greater Philadelphia’s 11-county region. The Report includes information about the region and how it compares to other markets on a number of key areas of interest, including: talent, regional assets, industry clusters, support for business innovation, the value of the region, market access and quality of life. View Report

2014 State of Center City Philadelphia
Center City District’s annual report, designed to measure the progress of Philadelphia's downtown, to document its challenges and to help those who seek to develop, locate, lease, invest, or meet in Center City. Learn More

The State of University City
Read up on the latest development along Philadelphia’s innovation corridor in this report from University City District. View Report

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