Archive for Tag: Division of Travel and Tourism

McClellan, Sumter & Reynolds-Jackson bill creating a New Jersey Black Heritage Trail passes Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Antwan McClellan, Legislative District 1’s first African American legislator in the General Assembly, and Assemblywomen Shavonda Sumter and Verlina Reynolds-Jackson are one step closer to establishing a New Jersey Black Heritage Trail. Their bill was unanimously passed by the full Assembly and a Senate committee...

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McClellan measure establishing New Jersey Black Heritage Trail advances

TRENTON, N.J. – On the heels of Black History Month, the Assembly Tourism, Gaming, and the Arts Committee revived a measure sponsored by Cape May County’s first African American Assemblyman, Antwan McClellan to establish a New Jersey Black Heritage Trail. “I am honored to help shine a light on...

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NJ tourists encouraged to brewery hop under Wirths bill going to the governor

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey’s craft breweries could see a tourism boost from a bill sponsored by Assemblyman Hal Wirths and passed by the Assembly and Senate Thursday. The bill (A1091) directs the state Division of Travel and Tourism to establish and market brewery trails in relation to other...

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Dancer introduces bill encouraging post-Covid tourism in New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. – From the Skylands region to the southern shore, New Jersey’s tourism destinations have suffered the ill effects of coronavirus shutdowns and stay-at-home orders. In anticipation of post-pandemic travel, Assemblyman Ron Dancer has introduced a bill requiring the Division of Travel and Tourism to create and publish...

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Promoting craft beer a priority for Wirths and the state Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey’s craft beer industry is a mosaic of 123 breweries. A bill sponsored by Assemblyman Hal Wirths would establish at least three brewery trails to help enthusiasts hop from one establishment to the next. It unanimously passed the Assembly today. Wirths wants New Jersey’s brewery...

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