Philadelphia Ritz Carlton's Awning Falls Victim to Super Bowl Celebrations

by Jessica Montevago
Philadelphia Ritz Carlton's Awning Falls Victim to Super Bowl Celebrations

Photo: Fernando Garcia Esteban/Shutterstock.com.


Philadelphia fans are known to be passionate.

So much so, that city police previously applied motor gear oil to light poles to prevent people from climbing up top, in an attempt to keep damage caused by Eagles fans after their playoff win to a minimum.

And crowds on Sunday night following a historic win against the Patriots in the Super Bowl lived up to their reputation.

One by one fans scaled the awning of the Ritz Carlton hotel on South Broad street, jumping off the top into the crowds below. After more than a dozen people stood on top of the structure, it collapsed to the ground.

  1
  0
Daily Top List

UK Cities Outside of London to Visit

1. Edinburgh

2. Glasgow

3. Newcastle

4. Cardiff

5. Bath

Source: HandLuggageOnly

 

TMR THIS WEEK
http://services.travelsavers.com/AMGService.svc/REST/GetImage?ImageID=46d9854c-8d33-e911-b4aa-782bcb66a2f2

Give a Heads-Up, Get a Leg-Up in Business

Harness your knowledge, share your tips, and leave your clients wondering what else you know that they don’t.

TMR Recommendations
Top Stories
Big Five Tours: Empowering Kids to Change the World
Big Five Tours: Empowering Kids to Change the World

Luxury FIT operator, Big Five Tours & Expeditions, is seeing a surge in sales of family-focused itineraries that are designed to inspire our youth to make a difference.

Trafalgar Celebrates Ten Years of Its ‘Be My Guest’ Program
Trafalgar Celebrates Ten Years of Its ‘Be My Guest’ Program

Savings are being offered on Italy itineraries to mark where the program that pairs travelers with locals first began.

Interest in Travel to Cuba Is Up Again, Tour Operators Say
Interest in Travel to Cuba Is Up Again, Tour Operators Say

Survey respondents said they expect to see an increase in U.S. bookings this year.

Silversea Chairman Buys Majority Stake in Abercrombie & Kent
Silversea Chairman Buys Majority Stake in Abercrombie & Kent

Manfredi Lefebvre will take control with an 85 percent stake in the luxury tour operator.

Surprise! Millennials Like Traveling on Guided Vacations
Surprise! Millennials Like Traveling on Guided Vacations

A new study conducted by MMGY Global for the U.S. Tour Operators Association showed a resurgence in interest in the escorted style of touring.

Rethinking Luxury: In Search of the Un-Google-able Experience
Rethinking Luxury: In Search of the Un-Google-able Experience

Insight and Luxury Gold, the upper premium and luxury brand tours of TTC, are helping travel adapt to the upwardly evolving marketplace.

News Briefs
TMR Report Cards & Outlooks
Advertiser's Voice
Advertiser's Voice: Luxury Gold