Philadelphia in the News

Philadelphia is always making headlines – and for good reason.

News outlets across the world are covering exciting stories about Philadelphia. Visit the articles below to read about the city’s upcoming events, prominent conventions, and important announcements.

These CVBs Can Help Planners Design More Inclusive Events

Northstar Meetings Group
February 12, 2024

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'The nerves are not there': Convention and Visitors Bureau CEO Gregg Caren confident city will be ready for 2026

Philadelphia Business Journal
February 11, 2024

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2026 FIFA World Cup matches could bring $500M to Philadelphia; suburbs to see benefit too: officials

6abc
February 6, 2024

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‘The icing on the cake’: Philly officials and organizers react to 2026 FIFA World Cup schedule

WHYY
February 5, 2024

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Philly’s 2026 World Cup games are the city’s ‘moment on the global stage,’ local official says

The Philadelphia Inquirer
February 5, 2024

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‘Ecstatic': Philly to host 6 World Cup matches in 2026, including July 4th game

NBC Philadelphia
February 4, 2024

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Inspiration Is Around Every Corner in Philadelphia and Valley Forge

Meetings Today
January 22, 2024

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Expansive Nature, Essential History

Smart Meetings
January 19, 2024

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WrestleMania is expected to bring crowds to Philly. But a ‘rabid fan base’ is already here.

The Philadelphia Inquirer
January 18, 2024

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WrestleMania 40 and other major sporting events expected to draw more than 300,000 visitors to Philadelphia in 2024

Philadelphia Business Journal
January 17, 2024

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Why hasn’t the Michelin Guide come to rate Philadelphia restaurants?

The Philadelphia Inquirer
January 9, 2024

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Pennsylvania Primer

Group Travel Leader
January 1, 2024

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Philadelphia in 2024, a year full of events, new openings and culture

Confidencial Digital (Spain)
December 21, 2023

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Where To Travel In 2024

Suitcase Magazine (UK)
December 14, 2023

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Philadelphia: A winter wonderland of events and activities

Times of India (India)
December 9, 2023

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Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau Names Jason Jordan as Vice President of Sales

Exhibit City News
December 8, 2023

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Philadelphia calls Italy: news and pluses of a destination waiting to be discovered

Travel Quotidiano (Italy)
December 5, 2023

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Philadelphia’s Hospitality Industry Annual Luncheon was a Success

Exhibit City News
December 1, 2023

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The American hotspot named the ‘cheesesteak capital of the world’

The Irish Sun (UK)
November 17, 2023

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The city of revolution, Rocky and Renoir

Daily Mail (UK)
November 9, 2023

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Philadelphia’s Hospitality Industry Gathers for the PHLCVB Annual Luncheon

Exhibit City News
November 15, 2023

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John Wanamaker Award. Photo by K. Huff for PHLCVB.

Philadelphia Eagles' Jalen Hurts, Jason Kelce named 2023 John Wanamaker Athletic Award recipients

CBS News Philadelphia
November 14, 2023

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Why Philadelphia is the only American city that feels sane

The Telegraph (UK)
November 4, 2023

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Tourism Diversity Matters’ The Collective Experience Conference Brings DEI Leaders Together

Meetings Today
October 31, 2023

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Philadelphia, or the beginnings of American history

Ouest France (France)
October 16, 2023

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Steeped in History

Namaste AI (India)
October 1, 2023

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Campbell, Bimbo Bakeries, and American Airlines look for new hires at the National Black MBA Association job fair in Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Inquirer
September 14, 2023

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Philadelphia hosts National Black MBA Association Conference

The Philadelphia Tribune
September 14, 2023

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Philadelphia: Groups Meet Well in This Pennsylvania City

Prevue Meetings + Incentives
September 7, 2023

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Eat your way through Philadelphia

Verkeersbureaus (Netherlands)
September 5, 2023

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PHL Sports brings Fans to the Region

Focus on the Delaware Valley
September 5, 2023

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Philadelphia Eyes Ascent To World Tourism Hotspot On July 4, 2026

Forbes
August 28, 2023

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Philadelphia to host live broadcast of Australian news show in effort to draw more international travelers

Philadelphia Business Journal
August 18, 2023

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Jennifer Nagle Joins the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau as Vice President of Special Projects

Facilities & Destinations
August 17, 2023

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The 2023 Meetings Trendsetters That Are Blazing Trails in the Events Industry

Meetings Today
July 31, 2023

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Pennsylvania Convention Center strikes gold for sustainability achievement

Conference & Meetings World
July 26, 2023

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Philadelphia is the best city for street art according to USA TODAY

Gujrati Mid-day (India)
July 5, 2023

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What’s New at the Pennsylvania Convention Center

Corporate & Incentive Travel
July 3, 2023

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Interview with Svetlana Yazovskikh, VP of Global Tourism, Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau

India Outbound (India)
June 28, 2023

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Stonewall Sports National Tournament comes to Philly this July

Philadelphia Gay News
June 27, 2023

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Tap These ‘Only in Philly’ Offsite Options for Meetings and Events

Meetings Today
June 27, 2023

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Why the Heartbeat of Philly’s Life Sciences Meetings Beats Strong

Meetings Today
June 27, 2023

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5 Destinations That Connect Meeting Planners With Diverse Suppliers

Meetings Today
June 19, 2023

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Esteemed Guide Deems Philadelphia One of World’s Top Tourist Destinations

Montco Today
June 15, 2023

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BIO International Convention, attended by 20,000 industry leaders, coming back to Philadelphia

Philadelphia Business Journal
June 12, 2023

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A Foodie’s Pocket Guide to Philadelphia

Viestra Magazine (UK)
June 9, 2023

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Philadelphia: 5 good reasons to visit the "city of brotherly love"

En Vols (France)
June 9, 2023

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The Vibrant Culture Around Philadelphia’s LGBTQ+ Community

Gaylaxy Magazine (India)
June 5, 2023

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USA TODAY votes Philadelphia "Best City for Street Art"

China.com (China)
June 5, 2023

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PCMA Announces Convening Leaders’ Host Cities For Next Four Years

Corporate & Incentive Travel
June 1, 2023

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Philadelphia expects 80,000 visitors for NCAA championships this weekend, generating $24M impact

Philadelphia Business Journal
May 25, 2023

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The NCAA lacrosse championships are here this weekend. Here’s who to watch and how to navigate

The Philadelphia Inquirer
May 25, 2023

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Irish bar - and Philadelphia's oldest - hailed 'unmissable' in city's first-ever Michelin Green Guide

Irish Star US
May 23, 2023

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PCMA Reveals Locations For Next Four Years of Convening Leaders

Meetings Today
May 23, 2023

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This is the most walkable city in the U.S.—and no, it’s not NYC

Time Out
May 22, 2023

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The Dimensions of Diversity

Michigan Meetings + Events
May 20, 2023

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Philadelphia named "most walkable city" in the U.S.

CBS Philadelphia
May 20, 2023

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Liberty Bell, Longwood Gardens among destinations awarded Michelin stars in new Philadelphia guidebook

Philadelphia Business Journal
May 18, 2023

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Michelin launches first-ever Philadelphia guide

6abc
May 11, 2023

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Philadelphia gets first-ever Michelin tourism guide

KYW Newsradio
May 11, 2023

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Philadelphia's first Michelin travel guide awards 'stars' to Museum of Art, other local attractions

Philadelphia Business Journal
May 10, 2023

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Michelin is coming to town with its first-ever Philadelphia tourism guide

Billy Penn
May 10, 2023

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Coalition 2026 forms to ensure monumental year sparks 'Philadelphia's renaissance'

Philadelphia Business Journal
May 4, 2023

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Warehouse of Wonders: Exploring Philadelphia’s top science museums

India Outbound (India)
April 30, 2023

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Rise in Irish visitors to Philadelphia as city celebrates one of highest post-Covid recovery rates in United States

Irish Star
April 27, 2023

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Philadelphia-area tourism made gains in 2022, expected to reach pre-pandemic visitation levels this year

Philadelphia Business Journal
April 27, 2023

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Philadelphia's finest designer hotels

Yonder (France)
April 25, 2023

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A foodie's guide to Philadelphia

MSN Ireland (Ireland)
April 20, 2023

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DEI Update: Meetings Diversity Leaders Greg DeShields and Sheila Alexander-Reid Share Their Perspectives

Meetings Today
April 18, 2023

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EPL Summer Series in Philadelphia

Sports Business Journal
April 13, 2023

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New senior appointment for Philly CVB

Conference & Meetings World
April 13, 2023

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ASM Global Names Tony Hodgins as General Manager of Pennsylvania Convention Center

Meetings Today
April 10, 2023

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Philadelphia: The US city named one of the world's 100 greatest places

Stuff.co, New Zealand
April 2, 2023

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Get your fill in Philly – one of the world’s great food cities

The Week, UK
March 28, 2023

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2023 Power 101: Meet the business leaders shaping Greater Philadelphia

Philadelphia Business Journal
February 27, 2023

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Why It Is Critical for Life Sciences Meetings to Resume Face-to-Face Events

Meetings Today
February 23, 2023

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PHLCVB and Visit Philadelphia Provide Tourism Industry Update for 2023

Exhibit City News
February 13, 2023

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PHLCVB Expects More Visitors from Overseas

Exhibit City News
February 13, 2023

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Photo credit: Eliot Olaya/AL DÍA

2023 Tourism Outlook announces partnership to grow travel to Philly

Al Día
February 9, 2023

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Philadelphia CVB Expects Overseas Visitation Will Continue To Rise In 2023

Association Conventions & Facilities
February 7, 2023

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Welcome to Philadelphia

The Times, UK
February 5, 2023

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Philadelphia flying, as new travel marketing campaign launched

Conference & Meetings World
February 2, 2023

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Photo by R. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA.

Center City hotel room revenue expected to surpass pre-pandemic levels in 2023

Philadelphia Business Journal
February 1, 2023

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Photo by Emma Lee, WHYY.

Citywide specials and Harriett’s Bookshop star in Philly’s new tourism campaign

Billy Penn
February 1, 2023

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Philadelphia projected to surpass pre-pandemic tourism revenue by end of 2023

CBS3
January 31, 2023

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Photo by Steven M. Falk, Staff Photographer at The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Philly tourism is likely to bounce back to pre-pandemic levels this year, officials say

The Philadelphia Inquirer
January 31, 2023

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Visit Philadelphia, Convention and Visitors Bureau launch $6.5M joint advertising blitz ahead of 2026

Philadelphia Business Journal
January 31, 2023

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Eastern Pennsylvania: Penn Ultimate

Smart Meetings
January 30, 2023

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Democratic National Convention reception at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Credit: Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Philadelphia Serves Up a Feast of Eats & Arts for Groups

Meetings Today
January 23, 2023

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Matisse's The Dance: The masterpiece that changed history

BBC, United Kingdom
January 18, 2023

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Her Philadelphia Story

Northeast Meetings + Events
January 16, 2023

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Folding the Prism © 2019 Mural Arts Philadelphia / Jessie Unterhalter & Katey Truhn (Jessie & Katey), 1217 Spring Garden Street. Photo by Steve Weinik.

Holidays: why Philadelphia is worth the detour

Le Journal du Dimanche, France
January 13, 2023

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Philadelphia meetings and conventions attendance expected to fully recover in 2023

Philadelphia Business Journal
January 10, 2023

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Rocky Statue. Photo courtesy of Skift.

Sports Events Winning Big for Philly

Skift
January 4, 2023

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