May 17, 2013
Night Market Fairmount did not disappoint. How could it, really? The weather was gorgeous. The food vendors were out in droves. The beer was flowing. There were multiple stages with live music. Eastern State was open late and rocking out. And people came out in force. And sure, there were some lines at a lot [...]Read more»
May 6, 2013
Love Philadelphia and interested in helping GPTMC promote the city? Visit Philly wants to hear from you. Sign up for the just-launched Philly Friends Panel and answer questions about the city and travel trends from time to time. Join the panel online by providing a bit of information about yourself (don’t worry, personal info will [...]Read more»
April 25, 2013
Pin your way to a free art-filled getaway with Visit Philly’s Pin Your Way With Art contest, which launched today. To participate, create a Pinterest board titled With Art Philadelphia and pin at least 10 images from specific locations, such as Visit Philly’s hotel-, dining- and art-related Pinterest boards. Complete your Pinterest masterpiece by May 24 and submit the board’s URL via the Facebook tab to enter. One person will win a weekend stay in Philadelphia as close to his or her designed weekend as possible, complete with art experiences, meals and an overnight hotel stay. Five additional winners will receive Philadelphia museum memberships. Happy pinning!
April 5, 2013
For two days, today and tomorrow, Queen Village-based photographer David Maialetti “takes over” Visit Philly’s official Instagram account as its first-ever guest Instagrammer. Maialetti, a professional photographer, has spent the past 15 years visually documenting Philly, where he was born and raised. By lending the @visitphilly account to this guest star, Visit Philly’s followers get the chance to experience a new and different perspective of the city and the Queen Village neighborhood usually found on @maialetti, one of Philadelphia Weekly’s “9 Philadelphians to Follow on Instagram.”
February 13, 2013
It’s nearly Valentine’s Day and love in the air. Still planning the perfect Valentine’s Day for your loved one? Check out Visitphilly.com’s Romantic Philadelphia section for great ideas for Valentine’s Day dining at some of Philly’s top restaurants, picks for romantic spots around the city, can’t-miss date ideas and even special romantic hotel packages. There’s something for couple’s of all ages, so check it out and finish up your last-minute planning. [Visitphilly.com]
January 11, 2013
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 [...]Read more»
November 1, 2012
In case you didn’t know, Uwishunu is part of a larger family of websites, all under the umbrella of VisitPhilly.com at the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation. And one of Visit Philly’s core campaigns is Visit Gay Philly, where you can “get your history straight and your nightlife gay.” Starting today, Visit Gay Philly is [...]Read more»
February 27, 2012
Our month-long “29 Nights of Dates” promotion, a sweet giveaway-a-day throughout February for couples to enjoy the City of Brotherly Love at its loveliest, ends this Wednesday. And we saved the best for last. In addition to bonus-packed giveaways today and tomorrow, the grand prize on February 29th is a red Vespa scooter. All you [...]Read more»
January 9, 2012
Pennsylvania is keeping the momentum going on Foursquare as the first and only state with exclusive branded badges with the new Lock & Keystone (a reference to the Keystone State moniker), which you can unlock after checking in at five tagged locations.
There are many Philadelphia (and the Countryside) places that Foursquare users can check in to to get the badge. To get VisitPA’s “PA Lock & Keystone” badge, just follow VisitPA and check into at least five eligible places in Pennsylvania, including these 49 Philadelphia spots enumerated on Visit Philly’s Foursquare page.
And be sure to leave some of your own insider tips along the way!