Quantcast
Destinations

Chris Christie Allegedly Used Sandy Relief Funds for New Jersey Tourism Ad

Excerpt from USA Today

Skift Take

Between traffic lanes and tourism ads, the transit and travel industry is becoming the battleground on which Chris Christie is fighting for the legitimacy of his governorship.

— Samantha Shankman

Federal auditors are investigating whether New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie improperly used $25 million in Sandy relief funds for a tourism ad starring the governor and his family, according to U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, D-N.J.

The marketing campaign and ads were rolled out as Christie was gearing up for his 2013 re-election bid.

Read the Complete Story →

More Stories Below ▼
3 Aviation Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week
The Vacation Rental Technology Ecosystem
Trend Report

The Vacation Rental Technology Ecosystem

4 Hospitality Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week
The Rise of Personalized All-Inclusive Luxury

The Rise of Personalized All-Inclusive Luxury

How the On-Demand Economy Is Teaching Us About Hotel Bookings
The State of Travel Media 2015
Trend Report

The State of Travel Media 2015