CAPE MAY COUNTY SAYS TOURISM WAS UP DURING ANNUAL CONFERENCE

It was a slight increase for tourism in 2013. The final numbers released during the Cape May County Tourism Department’s annual conference. Overall, spending up just under a couple of percent. Cape May County Tourism Director Diane Wieland said that going into this summer argi, eco, and heritage tourism will be major trends.

There are more people traveling as a couple now than as a family. 50.2% of all travelers are coming as a couple. Of those who are traveling to the county, 80% are return visitors and about 34% are staying for more than two weeks.