News for the Hospitality Executive
PHILADELPHIA, June 21, 2012 -- The Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation (GPTMC) released its Greater Philadelphia Tourism 2012: Report to the Region during its fifth annual Hospitality Leaders Luncheon today, and the report reveals that the region welcomed a record 38 million domestic visitors in 2011. Themed "The Art of Collaboration," the annual report also emphasizes the importance of partnerships for the success of the tourism industry in Philadelphia.
"Collaboration drives our competitiveness as a destination," said Meryl Levitz, president and CEO of GPTMC. "And collaboration is the spirit behind our newest marketing effort, With Art Philadelphia™, an unprecedented partnership that positions Philadelphia as a must-see, must-do arts destination—as it should be."
GPTMC's 28-page annual report includes:
For more information about travel to Philadelphia, visit visitphilly.com or uwishunu.com, where you can build itineraries; search event calendars; see photos and videos; view interactive maps; sign up for newsletters; listen to HearPhilly, an online radio station about what to see and do in the region; book hotel reservations and more. Or, call the Independence Visitor Center, located in Historic Philadelphia, at (800) 537-7676.
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