Articles tagged “atlantic city”

Business Travel

New Jersey May Make It Legal to Bet on Esports Events in Bid for Tourism Dollars

About a billion people worldwide will watch someone else play a video game this year, either online or in person. It makes sense for New Jersey and other destinations to try to cash in on the action.

New Jersey May Make It Legal to Bet on Esports Events in Bid for Tourism Dollars

Tourism

Apple Blames Tourism Drop for Why It’s Closing Atlantic City Store

How bad must things be in Atlantic City? Apple, which rarely closes stores, has decided to shutter its Atlantic City location. It blamed a drop in tourism. Can the potential for legal sports betting eventually lure the tech giant back to AC?

Apple Blames Tourism Drop for Why It’s Closing Atlantic City Store

Tourism

Atlantic City’s Fortunes May Revive Thanks to a Ruling on Sports Betting

Last year walking the Atlantic City Boardwalk in New Jersey felt like visiting a ghost town. But the city's tourism business will hopefully jump thanks to just-legalized sports betting, the Hard Rock's about-to-debut property, and a surge in fashion outlet shops.

Atlantic City’s Fortunes May Revive Thanks to a Ruling on Sports Betting

Tourism

Atlantic City’s Failed Revel Casino Sells for $200 Million

Atlantic City continues to be the reigning basket case of East Coast tourist towns. It seems as though the road to saving this destination isn't paved with more gambling.

Atlantic City’s Failed Revel Casino Sells for $200 Million

Hotels

Aggressive Salesmen Pitch Timeshares But Not Everyone Is Buying

Timeshares are still big business despite their sketchy reputation. People do buy-in after receiving the hard-sell from a salesperson, but a significant percentage realize later that the investment wasn't a particularly prudent one.

Aggressive Salesmen Pitch Timeshares But Not Everyone Is Buying

Tourism

Atlantic City Is a Tourism Disaster Waiting to Happen for the State’s Next Governor

Atlantic City has minor benefits as a meetings destination. Outside of that, it serves as a Titanic-like metaphor for corruption and poor tourism planning.

Atlantic City Is a Tourism Disaster Waiting to Happen for the State’s Next Governor

Hotels

Hard Rock Hotels Has Big Plans for Transforming Trump’s Former Taj Mahal in Atlantic City

If Hard Rock, along with its fellow hotel and casino operators, can make Atlantic City a major destination for meetings and events, there's a good chance Atlantic City woes could fade away. But that's still an uphill battle.

Hard Rock Hotels Has Big Plans for Transforming Trump’s Former Taj Mahal in Atlantic City

Hotels

Hard Rock Bought Trump Taj Mahal and Union Workers Could Benefit

It's so said to see activist investor Carl Icahn, who was widely accused of destroying TWA back in the day, take a financial hit in his ownership of the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City. So sad. Really.

Hard Rock Bought Trump Taj Mahal and Union Workers Could Benefit

Tourism

Atlantic City Considers Donald Trump Museum to Boost Tourism

A city built on lies and corruption, and with nothing left to lose, looks to a man who swindled thousands of its residents and created four industry-killing bankruptcies — it's so wrong it could be right.

Atlantic City Considers Donald Trump Museum to Boost Tourism

Tourism

Atlantic City’s Casino Crisis Continues as Trump Taj Mahal Closes

Atlantic City's inability to acknowledge that it's events, not gambling, that could rescue the destination is its continual failing. That, and constantly betting on snake-oil salesmen to save the city despite the fact that they never do.

Atlantic City’s Casino Crisis Continues as Trump Taj Mahal Closes