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US: Atlantic City targets gay tourists through a range of events

Joseph McCormick June 16, 2014
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Atlantic City is targeting gay tourists through a range of events taking place over the next few months.

Mayor Don Guardian and tourism officials will outline details of the events in a conference on Monday.

Events will include a 3-day beach party in July, a business-to-business networking event for the LGBT community in September, and the Miss’d America Pageant, a drag spoof of Miss America, also in September.

A beach will be dedicated as a gay-friendly tourist spot, the mayor said.

The city aims to broaden its appeal beyond being one of the gambling capitals of the US.

Related topics: Atlantic City, New Jersey, US

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