Articles tagged “philadelphia”

Tourism

The Philadelphia Actor Bringing the U.S. Constitution to Life for Tourists

The U.S. Constitution has been enormously divisive throughout history. But Cathy Simpson considers it an honor to tell its story because of its crucial role in building the country.

The Philadelphia Actor Bringing the U.S. Constitution to Life for Tourists

Airlines

Daily Podcast: Delta Air Lines’ Bet on Premium

Good morning from Skift. It's Thursday, April 13, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Delta Air Lines’ Bet on Premium

Coronavirus

Philadelphia’s New Tourism Campaign Advances Close-To-Home Strategy

Tourism marketing from destinations that continue to prioritize their resident communities are likely to build a more resilient future. If Visit Philadelphia keeps applying that lesson past the pandemic years, it's likely to pay off long term.

Philadelphia’s New Tourism Campaign Advances Close-To-Home Strategy

Tourism

Retiring Visit Philadelphia CEO Reflects on 4 Decades on Tourism’s Front Lines

Levitz uses her weaknesses as strengths and has remained a humble leader, despite the outsize impact she has had on Philadelphia's booming tourism industry during the past four decades. Every destination can learn something from her leadership.

Retiring Visit Philadelphia CEO Reflects on 4 Decades on Tourism’s Front Lines

Media and PR

Visit Philly Turns to Black Thought From The Roots to Attract More Black Tourists

Visit Philadelphia’s new videos target black travelers making at least $75,000 and aim to reclaim some lost market share. But the campaign sends a more nuanced message to a wider audience.

Visit Philly Turns to Black Thought From The Roots to Attract More Black Tourists

Tourism

U.S. Mayors Are Backing Innovation Districts To Transform Their Cities’ Brands

With the federal government deadlocked in intractable partisan debate, mayors across the U.S. are stepping up to drive progress by cultivating their innovation economies. A growing number are developing innovation districts to elevate their cities' brands.

U.S. Mayors Are Backing Innovation Districts To Transform Their Cities’ Brands

Tourism

Nighttime Food Markets Draw Locals and Tourists in Cities Throughout the U.S.

Good food, day or night, is always a welcome draw whether you're a visitor or a local and we can definitely get behind this new wave of Asia-inspired night markets.

Nighttime Food Markets Draw Locals and Tourists in Cities Throughout the U.S.

Tourism

Video: U.S. Travel Leaders on What Ails Tourism Today

U.S. Travel is pushing us to take more time off, but millennials are nervous, and middle managers aren't listening. Also, tourism bureaus are doing a better job at communicating the economic impact of travel, and Brand USA is starting to see results with a 10 percent jump in international inbound intent-to-travel.

Video: U.S. Travel Leaders on What Ails Tourism Today

Hotels

Democratic Delegates Cramming Philadelphia Hotel Rooms as Rates Soar

We'd bet there are plenty of Democratic convention delegates staying in apartment and home rentals in Philly next week while many are sharing hotel rooms. Has the sharing economy made hotels soften their rates? Not much evidence of it yet.

Democratic Delegates Cramming Philadelphia Hotel Rooms as Rates Soar

Hotels

Airbnb’s Potential Impact on Hotels During the Republican and Democratic Conventions

The upcoming Republican and Democratic national conventions may prove to be ideal case studies for whether or not Airbnb can have the potential to disrupt lucrative hotel compression night rates. And if Airbnb does make a mark on hotel rates, hotels will have to seriously rethink their strategies around the monopoly they once had with citywide meetings and events.

Airbnb’s Potential Impact on Hotels During the Republican and Democratic Conventions