Tourism Leaders Say NJ Must Fight Misconceptions About Sandy Damage

March 25, 2013 at 12:02 pm

The countdown is on — 66 days until Memorial Day, marking the start of the summer season. But this year, the tourism industry is facing a new set of challenges since Superstorm Sandy ravaged the coastline.

“For Atlantic City, it’s been the media misperceptions that were put out there right after the storm and we are still feeling the effects of that. So we’re getting the message out there that Atlantic City was unharmed,” said Atlantic City Convention and Visitors Authority Vice President of Marketing Larry Sieg.

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