Visits to Atlantic City down early in 2013

Tourism experts are blaming the effects of Superstorm Sandy for a steep drop in visits to Atlantic City during the first four months of the year.

A new study from the South Jersey Transportation Authority finds there were far fewer passengers on planes and trains, and fewer casino buses and cars heading into town than in the same period in 2012.

Israel Posner, the director of the Lloyd D. Levenson Institute of Gaming, Hospitality and Tourism, tells the Press of Atlantic City that the data show that the effects of the storm are still lingering.

Atlantic City was not hit as hard by last year’s storm as places farther north on the shore.

 

 

 

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