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Philadelphia Makes Travel Industry History
The Travel Industry of America (TIA) announced today that the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation (GPTMC) has made history by winning three of eight prestigious 2006 Odyssey Awards: the Domestic SeeAmerica Marketing Award; the Publicity and Promotion Award; and The Tourism Economic Award.
Never before has an organization won multiple Odyssey Awards in the same year. This year's competition was open to destinations, attractions, hospitality and transportation (airlines, cruise lines, etc.) companies from all over the world.
According to TIA, the Odyssey Awards are bestowed upon those that have demonstrated originality, creativity and effectiveness combined with notable, measurable results for the previous year. GPTMC President and CEO Meryl Levitz will accept the awards on October 12, 2006, at the TIA Marketing Outlook ForumOther 2006 Odyssey Award winners are the Pennsylvania Tourism Office, Vegas.com, Travel Oregon, the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau and the U.S. Tourism Promotion Program.
Source: Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation