Free Giveaways This Weekend for International Visitors as Part of World Tourism Day.PHILADELPHIA Philadelphia, ancient cities
Philadelphia, name of several ancient cities. One was in Lydia, W Asia Minor (now W Turkey). At the foot of Mt. Tmolus and near the location of modern Alaşehir, it was founded in the 2d cent. B.C. -- Philadelphia Convention Historical context
Before the Constitution was drafted, those who came to be known as Federalists and Anti-Federalists both agreed about the government's failure to deal with commerce. & Visitors Bureau:
WHAT: International visitors to Philadelphia will receive a special welcome this weekend (September 26-28), when the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (PCVB PCVB Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau ), Independence Visitor Center Corporation (IVCC IVCC Illinois Valley Community College
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IVCC Indus Valley Construction Company (Pakistan) ), and the city join the rest of the world in marking World Tourism Day. Presented by the U.N. World Tourism Organization. World Tourism Day is celebrated across the U.S. and around the world on September 27th to champion the benefits of travel, both economically and socially.
To kick off the weekend, media are invited to witness international visitors "make their mark" in Philadelphia by placing a push pin on their country of origin in exchange for a Philadelphia USA pennant Pennant
A continuation pattern in technical analysis formed when there is a large movement in a stock, the flagpole, followed by a consolidation period with converging trendlines, the pennant, followed by a breakout movement in the same direction as the initial large movement, the . George Washington and General Lafayette will also be in attendance.
Philadelphia had a record number of 550,000 international visitors in 2007, an increase of more than 100,000 from the previous year. The Independence Visitor Center welcomes more than 2.5 million visitors annually, including an increasing number of international visitors.
EDITORS NOTE: PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER WILL BE ON SITE. FOR PHOTOS, CONTACT ELLEN KORNFIELD, 215/636-3471.