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Philadelphia CVB Comes to Dublin

Philadelphia CVB Comes to Dublin

Ann Tok, Tourism Communications Manager, and Greg Evans, Account Director UK & Ireland, Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau, visited Dublin recently to host lunch at Fade Street Social for travel media.

Ann Tok and Greg Evans, Philadelphia CVB, with Caitriona Toner, American Airlines

Ann Tok and Greg Evans, Philadelphia CVB, with Caitriona Toner, American Airlines

The PHLCVB currently has 275 meetings and conventions booked for the calendar year 1st January – 31st December 2016. Those meetings and conventions will consume 552,269 total room nights and generate more than $730 million in economic impact for Philadelphia.

Positive feedback from meeting planners, convention attendees and exhibitors who met at the Pennsylvania Convention Center last year contributed to record convention bookings in 2015.

Philadelphia Specialists

The PHLCVB’s Philadelphia Specialist Badge is a bespoke training module for travel agents as part of Brand USA’s online USA Discovery Program.

With information on Philadelphia’s dining, nightlife, accommodation, tax-free shopping, unique historical attractions and ease of access, the badge is an educational tool for travel agents to learn everything they need to know on the destination and become accredited Philadelphia specialists.

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Michael Flood is the Editor of Ireland's leading travel industry publication, Irish Travel Trade News. With more than 35 years experience, he has accumulated an in-depth knowledge of the airline industry and the travel and tourism world.

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