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More Renters Headed Down The Shore This Summer [AUDIO]

Following the destruction caused by Superstorm Sandy five months ago, Governor Christie vowed this week that most Jersey Shore area attractions will be back up and running by Memorial Day, the unofficial start of the summer season.

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Most New Jersey residents do say their vacation plans will include a trip down the shore this summer, but the hardest hit shore communities are reporting lagging reservations for hotels and home rentals.

However that’s not the case in South Jersey coastal communities where the hurricane did less damage.

“We’re getting reports from our realtors as well as some of our businesses, especially in the lodging industry, that they are getting reservations and a lot of calls,” says Diane Wieland, the Director of Tourism for Cape May County.

She says a big marketing push is already underway, reminding folks in the Garden State and beyond that Cape May and Atlantic Counties are not facing the challenges that other areas are as a result of Sandy, and as a result many people “are calling us because they want to make sure they have their weeks in – close to the beach – all the things that are important to our visitor. And if we can accommodate them, we are happy to have them.”

Wieland also points out that while some parts of the Jersey Shore in southern areas did suffer flood damage from the Superstorm, repairs have been made, and things look like they always have, which should be reassuring to visitors.

“Definitely each of the municipalities have put in a lot of effort to get the streets clean,” she says. “We’re ready to roll, everything’s good.”

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