The Normandy Beach Christmas tree at sunset, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. (Lori M. Nichols | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) What began as a small "Charlie Brown" tree with solar lights planted onto the beach has now grown into a Christmas tradition for the community of Normandy Beach and beyond. Sue Buzzi placed the Christmas … Continue reading Christmas tree at Jersey Shore is a DIY tradition. Sign a shell, hang it up. By: Lori M. Nichols | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
By: Dana Lancellotti Technology has swept the tourism marketing industry, with an ever-evolving selection of strategies and tools that promise to harness and deliver the exact tourists we desire. Enticing travelers to visit our destination is the ultimate goal, and greatest challenge, of all tourism marketing agencies and attractions. Today we have more options, … Continue reading Tourism Marketing – Old and New Platforms Converge to Capture New Visitors
Published by The Sand Paper By Maria Scandale [May 22, 2019] MANAHAWKIN — The newest way to wow potential tourists about Ocean County is to immerse them in a 360-degree virtual reality tour. They’re splashed in the wash of the surf; they’re leaning over the boat, hauling in a catch; swooshing down the waterslide; feeling the … Continue reading Virtual Reality Immerses Would-Be Tourists into the Beach
Southern Ocean County Campground celebrates growing nationwide program that helps active military families get a well-deserved vacation Camping is a family tradition that fits with almost all vacation budgets. Allowing families of all sizes to enjoy time away, it is also the perfect fit for active military families that may need to plan vacations on … Continue reading Bakers Acres shares the Joy of Camping with Military Families through Tents for Troops Initiative
LIKE A BAD PENNY, or in this case two pennies, another hike in the state’s gasoline tax could soon be burdening local motorists, thanks to Trenton lawmakers. “Here we go again,” said Freeholder Director Gerry P. Little. “This Board of Freeholders will vehemently oppose an additional increase in the gasoline tax, as we did … Continue reading FREEHOLDERS OPPOSE YET ANOTHER PLAN BY STATE LEADERS TO INCREASE THE GASOLINE TAX
The Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association has announced it will once again be sponsoring its Junior Mates Program this summer in Beach Haven, NJ. Interested teenagers are welcome. The BHCFA is a group of fishing captains from the Beach Haven area who have banded together to further the sport of recreational fishing while also assisting … Continue reading The Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association is Looking for Junior Mates!
TOMS RIVER – Ocean County saw its tourism dollars grow 1.8 percent in 2017 bringing the amount tourism injects into the local economy to $4.76 billion. “I am happy to see our numbers continue to increase when it comes to tourism in Ocean County,” said Ocean County Freeholder Joseph H. Vicari, who serves as … Continue reading Tourism Continues to Grow in Ocean County