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April 2, 2014

Awesome News Alert: Qatar Airways Launches New Service To Philadelphia International Airport Today, Wednesday, April 2

Good news, world travelers. Today, Philadelphia joins New York, Washington D.C., Houston and Chicago as the fifth United States gateway for Qatar Airways, the Middle East-based airline known for luxury. With service to more than 130 destinations worldwide, Qatar Airways has seen rapid growth in its little more than 15-year history, and that growth continues […]

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November 7, 2013

Celebrate Our City, Our Planet And Our World At GeoFest, Wednesday, November 13 And Thursday, November 14

Where can you go to experience the world at large without leaving the city of Philadelphia? Simple: the Geographical Society of Philadelphia‘s GeoFest, which comes to town on Wednesday, November 13 and Thursday, November 14. The festival, now in its third year, promises an exciting lineup of engaging and thought-provoking programming that focuses on the […]

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January 28, 2013

Amtrak Is Now Offering Late-Night Acela Service To Philadelphia, Starting On January 28

Starting on January 28, Amtrak is providing Philadelphia with an awesome late-night deal. Amtrak’s Acela train service is getting you from Philadelphia to a number of major East Coast cities as quickly as they possibly can. Acela train number 2128 leaves Philadelphia at 9:32 p.m. and arrives in New York at 10:45 p.m., after making […]

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January 11, 2013

Introducing The New With Art Philadelphia™ Hotel Package Offering VIP Access To The Barnes, PMA, Rodin, PAFA And Penn Museum

If you sleep, eat and breathe art, get ready to experience our brand new With Art Philadelphia™ Hotel Package that allows you to do all that and more. The package is available for one and two-night stays through March 31, and includes a With Art Philadelphia™ Pass, which guarantees one-time admission to six of the […]

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January 11, 2013

Deal Feed: Buy One Amtrak Fare To Philadelphia, Get One Companion Fare 30% Off

Deal alert: Amtrak and Visit Philly have teamed up to offer a special promotion to you and your friends and family when visiting Philadelphia. When you buy one regularly-priced ticket to Philadelphia on Amtrak, you can get a second ticket — or a “companion” ticket — for 30% off. Just travel from one of the […]

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January 4, 2013

Philadelphia Snags A Glowing “36 Hours” Write-Up In This Sunday’s New York Times Travel Section

It was just last week that we posted our Year in Review video highlighting many of the awesome accolades Philadelphia received in 2012. And now, not even a week into 2013, there’s a new major story heaping on the praise for Philadelphia — in this weekend’s New York Times Travel Section, Philadelphia has scored a […]

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September 25, 2012

Deal Feed: Get $25 Amtrak Fare From New York To Philadelphia When You Book Now Through September 27

Heads up, travelers: Amtrak is holding a three-day online flash sale offering $25 tickets from New York to Philadelphia. With fares usually hovering around $80, a $25 ride on Amtrak is a serious deal. You have to book today through September 27, and it’s valid for travel from November 28–December 13. It’s perfect for friends […]

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May 4, 2011

The New York Times “Frugal Traveler” Visits Germantown Avenue For An Off-The-Beaten-Path History-Themed Weekend

Philadelphia is known for its rich history, but the beacons of that storied past are most commonly the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and the like. Today’s New York Times “Frugal Traveler” piece expands the lens through which travelers often see Philadelphia history, making a fun (if eccentric) weekend out of visiting the two-mile strip of […]

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April 27, 2011

CNN Travel Highlights Philadelphia In Its “Insider Trip Tips” Series

CNN Travel ran a thorough guide today to visiting Philadelphia, as part of its “Insider Trip Tips” series. The article specifically highlights as don’t-miss itinerary points: the Liberty Bell, Love Park and Mural Arts’ Love Letter Train Tour. The writer calls Philadelphia “steeped in history,” commending Independence National Historic Park for helping visitors learn something […]

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April 6, 2011

SEPTA Announces Plans For A New Electronic Fare System, That Will Enable Riders To Easily Pay Fares With Credit Cards Or Cell Phones

As the 6th largest public transportation system in the U.S., serving 4 million area residents, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) has an enormous impact on Philadelphia and the people moving through it. With its sustainability plan, SEP-TAINABLE, that we mentioned this past February, SEPTA is making major strides in its efforts to improve its […]

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