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Latest trends in MBA degrees: Shorter duration, more specialized and you can get one at Vanguard

Business schools have sought to attract more students by offering more online and part-time MBAs, and specialized degrees such as a masters in business analytics. Drexel runs an entire program for Vanguard employees. Time management is the biggest issue for students.

The hotel industry in Philly is booming, and the suburbs are getting in on the party, too

“We have seen record visitation in the five-county area in 2018," said Jeff Guaracino, CEO of Visit Philadelphia, the region’s tourism marketing agency.

Four Seasons Hotel begins massive recruitment in Philadelphia as hotel sector continues to grow

Philadelphia opened three new hotels last year and is welcoming another six hotels this year. Driving the growth has been the city's designation in 2015 as a World Heritage City.

Here are the Boeing 737 Max 8 flights out of Philadelphia and what you need to know about them

Just a few flights are on the 737 MAX 8 at Philadelphia International Airport. But some passengers want to change, after Canada became the latest country to ground Boeing 737 MAX fleet.

New Hope’s Meet Group buys another dating app for $13.8 million

Meet Group, the New Hope social-media company that turned profitable last year after it began offering smartphone-video messaging, says it has acquired Growlr, “a leading same-sex social mobile application” based in Columbus, Ohio.

Comcast Spectacor expands its esports reach to South Korea by partnering with South Korea telecom giant

The announcement signifies Comcast Specator’s increasing ambition in developing the esports ecosystem as it looks to expand the business beyond the U.S. and into South Korea, a mecca of esports talent and the third-largest global esports market.

For unique, American-made crafts, this Philly convention is the place to be

The annual American Handcrafted show in Philadelphia is the largest event of its kind according to the group’s website. It sells everything from hand-made ceramics, to crafted food and beverages, to jewelry made with recycled materials. Artists and buyers have been coming here for 30 years.

DuBell Lumber shuts down amid rising competition among lumber suppliers

Since the 2008 recession, independent lumber companies have seen more closures. Competition from big stores like Home Depot and Lowe’s is ongoing and intense.

How former Eagle receiver Jason Avant has caught the entrepreneur bug, and is opening more trampoline parks

Former Eagles player Jason Avant opened his first franchising trampoline park in Deptford, New Jersey, in March 2017 and is opening his second one in Delran, New Jersey this Saturday and a third one next month in Delaware.

At $675 million, Philly tourism market had another record year. So, who’s visiting?

2018 was the fifth consecutive year that Philadelphia hotels reached record occupancy.