COVID-19 Travel Resources

The City of Philadelphia continues to evaluate the risk of COVID-19 and modify the “Safer at Home” guidelines for lower risk businesses. City officials have implemented regulations to help flatten the curve and save lives. Updated guidelines as of January 12, 2021 include the following:


  • Hotel overnight stays
  • Hotels remain open for overnight stays
  • Outdoor catered events (effective January 4)
  • Museums with limited capacity and mask enforcement (effective January 4)
  • Restaurants may operate indoor dining at 25% of the seating capacity, and only four persons of the same household per table (effective January 16)
  • Outdoor dining may operate with a limit of four persons of the same household per table
  • Retail stores are open but with limited capacity and mask enforcement
  • Theatres may reopen at 10% capacity. No food or drink service permitted. (effective January 16)


  • Indoor gatherings – public or private – of any size
  • Indoor catering

The City will continue its current restrictions for the riskiest settings through at least January 15.

Please be diligent in protecting yourself and your family from COVID-19. The following recommendations still stand:

  • Wear a mask whenever you are outside of your home
  • Maintain at least 6 feet of space between you and others when in public
  • Wash your hands frequently and/or use hand sanitizer if handwashing is not an option
  • Refrain from touching your face
  • Do not socialize in-person with individuals outside of your household

As additional details are made available, we will continue to update this page.

We encourage members, visitors and partners to utilize the below collection of informational resources:

Travel Resources by Category:

Learn more about how the Pennsylvania Convention Center, other Philadelphia event venues and the PHLCVB are working together with GBAC.



Updated: November 16, 2020

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