Articles tagged “new jersey”

Tourism Making Modest Return to New Jersey’s Largest City 50 Years After the Riots

Tourism Making Modest Return to New Jersey’s Largest City 50 Years After the Riots

Beth J. Harpaz, Associated Press

Newark has a lot to offer as a tourism destination for people who dare to venture beyond New York's Times Square to get a better understanding of the country. It wouldn't hurt at all if the city's boosters could toss some marketing money at the effort and come up with an intriguing campaign.

4 months ago

Newark, New Jersey’s Largest City, Hopes to Legalize Airbnb Today

Newark, New Jersey’s Largest City, Hopes to Legalize Airbnb Today

Deanna Ting, Skift

To say that Newark comes to this fight as the weaker party is an understatement. If the city wants to do more than just collect taxes and begin regulating short-term rentals, however, it might want to take a good look at a recent San Francisco city report that shows just how complicated that endeavor can be.

2 years ago

New Jersey Continues to Attract More Tourists While Atlantic City Flounders

New Jersey Continues to Attract More Tourists While Atlantic City Flounders

Wayne Parry, Associated Press

While tourism is growing in New Jersey, demand for travel to Atlantic City is still weak.

2 years ago

New Jersey Governor Doesn’t Want Cuba Flights Until Political Extradition

New Jersey Governor Doesn’t Want Cuba Flights Until Political Extradition

Associated Press

We're certain politicians on the Cuban side have similar demands.

2 years ago

New Jersey Looks to Agritourism to Revitalize Farming Industry

New Jersey Looks to Agritourism to Revitalize Farming Industry

Barbara Goldberg, Reuters

A smart move on every level for a state like New Jersey that has worn out its current tourist attractions.

2 years ago

United Airline’s New Jersey Political Drama Expands to Atlantic City

United Airline’s New Jersey Political Drama Expands to Atlantic City

Scott Mayerowitz and David B. Caruso, Associated Press

This drama involves all the parties that make transport a challenge in New York and New Jersey — United, Atlantic City, Newark, and the Christie administration. In a perfect world there would be Dreamliner's worth of indictments to go around.

2 years ago

U.S.’s Most Used Rail Line to Suffer for Years, Even if Money for Tunnel Found

U.S.’s Most Used Rail Line to Suffer for Years, Even if Money for Tunnel Found

Elise Young, Bloomberg

Throw New Jersey politics into the mix with anything and any hope or promise is surely doomed.

2 years ago

Denver International Airport Is a Lesson in Infrastructure Investments

Denver International Airport Is a Lesson in Infrastructure Investments

Matthew Winkler, Bloomberg

Build for the future, not the problems of the present.

2 years ago

Jersey Shore’s Recovery Prioritizes Tourism Over Homeowners

Jersey Shore’s Recovery Prioritizes Tourism Over Homeowners

Wayne Parry, Associated Press

Beaches, roads and coastal attractions were repaired as quickly as possible so many visitors arriving for the holiday weekend will be unaware of the construction still underway.

2 years ago

New Jersey Political Leaders Call for New Rail Tunnel to New York City

New Jersey Political Leaders Call for New Rail Tunnel to New York City

Bloomberg

This makes perfect sense for any of the millions of people that routinely use Amtrak to travel along the northeast corridor. But making sense in the real world doesn't usually make sense in New Jersey politics.

3 years ago

NJ Governor Gives Non-Gambling Businesses Incentive to Move to Atlantic City

NJ Governor Gives Non-Gambling Businesses Incentive to Move to Atlantic City

Bloomberg

Casinos and clubs have struggled in Atlantic City for close to a decade making Christie's efforts to reform the area tardy and insufficient.

3 years ago

NJ Governor Is Already Looking for Ways to Revive AC’s Tourism Economy

NJ Governor Is Already Looking for Ways to Revive AC’s Tourism Economy

Maddie Hanna, The Inquirer

Governor Christie should consider tourism sectors outside of gaming when looking for ways to employ the thousands who lost their jobs during Atlantic City's demise.

3 years ago