Archive for Tag: tourism

Dancer wants Covid testing and vaccination units at Jersey Shore for summer tourism season

TRENTON, N.J. – With an eye on improving travel and economic trends, Assemblyman Ron Dancer recently introduced a resolution urging the Department of Health to set up mobile Covid-19 testing and vaccination units along the Jersey Shore during tourism season. “Jersey shore businesses and attractions are very much looking...

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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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Dancer’s bill allowing preserved farmlands host special events advances

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill allowing preserved farmlands to host special occasions events unanimously passed the state Assembly Thursday. “We need to make sure when tourists plan to visit a New Jersey farm they get a chance to see all the amazing agricultural locations we have, even if it’s...

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Bramnick, McClellan, Simonsen to hold hearings on safe reopening of New Jersey tourism economy

 TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick will hold a hearing with South Jersey Assemblymen Antwan McClellan and Erik Simonsen on restarting New Jersey’s tourism economy with business owners.  Hearings will be broadcast on Facebook Live, Wednesday, June 3 at 4 p.m. The public and media can watch...

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GOP efforts to fix Airbnb tax voted down by Democrats as summer tourism season begins

TRENTON, N.J. – Ahead of the Memorial Day weekend and the unofficial start to summer, Assemblyman Hal Wirths and Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso fought to protect consumers and the tourism industry from the so-called “Airbnb tax.” Last July, Gov. Murphy and the Democrat-controlled legislature passed a law that applied an...

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