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Visitphilly's Social Media Promotion Gives 20 More Reasons to Visit 'Phanatic Around Town' Statues This Summer
Apr 13, 2010 (05:04 PM EDT)


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PHILADELPHIA, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the "Phanatic Around Town" tourism and fan initiative, the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation (GPTMC), sponsor of the With Love, Philadelphia XOXO® Phanatic—one of 20 hand-painted statues around town—today announced "Phanatic Tuesdays." This social media promotion encourages visitors to snap photos with the Phanatic statue of the week and upload them to the visitphilly fan page on Facebook or share them via Twitter (using a #Phanatic hashtag to help Twitter users track all Phanatic-related tweets).

On each Tuesday from now through September, GPTMC will reveal the statue of the week at twitter.com/visitphilly and facebook.com/visitphilly. Today's "Phanatic Around Town" statue of the week is the "Key to Golden Love" Phanatic in Love Park at 16th and Arch Streets.  Two random people who submit photos—one from Twitter and one from Facebook—will win Philadelphia baseball tee-shirts, and the winning photos will be featured on uwishunu.com, Philadelphia's insider travel blog when we announce the next statue of the week.

For complete details, visit visitphilly.com/phanatic.

The Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation (GPTMC) makes Philadelphia and The Countryside® a premier destination through marketing and image building that increases business and promotes the region's vitality.

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 Hear Philly, 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.

SOURCE Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation