Recent Articles and News About The MLCVB

It’s ugly, but the giant ski slope at the American Dream promises to be pretty cool
Star-Ledger
08-01-2019
Reynolds gave a first look at Big SNOW America Tuesday during Mdest19, a travel and tourism conference organized by Meadowlands Live! Convention and Visitors Bureau. ...Read More

Jersey’s skeptical about the American Dream mall. Here are 6 reasons we should actually root for it to succeed.
Star-Ledger
04-15-2019
But after nearly two decades of stops and starts, when so many other target opening dates from past developers of the site went unmet — plus that natural Jersey cynicism — a lot of people are doubting that a mall will ever open in the Meadowlands.  And some even are counting the days until it goes out of business. Jim Kirkos is not one of them. He’s the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Meadowlands Regional Chamber of Commerce. And he called me out on something recently. ...Read More

These 2 American Dream amusements won’t open until 2020
Star-Ledger
08-05-2019
A representative for Merlin Entertainments, Paul Torres, said at Mdest19 — a travel and tourism conference last week organized by Meadowlands Live! Convention and Visitors Bureau — that the attractions will open in early 2020. ...Read More

Tunnel project ‘political hostage,’ Gateway trustee says
NJBiz.com
09-12-2018
The $12 billion Hudson River Tunnel project has been reduced to a “political hostage in Washington” under the Trump administration, according to Jerry Zarro, a trustee for the Gateway Development Corp., the nonprofit tasked with overseeing the tunnel and ambitious overhaul of the region’s transit system.The $12 billion Hudson River Tunnel project has been reduced to a “political hostage in Washington” under the Trump administration, according to Jerry Zaro, a trustee for the Gateway Development Corp., the nonprofit tasked with overseeing the tunnel and ambitious overhaul of the region’s transit system. ...Read More

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order to Continue the New Jersey Hellenic-American Heritage Commission
NJ Insider
05-29-2019
“I applaud the Governor’s decision to extend the workings of the Hellenic-American Heritage Commission,” said Jim Kirkos, President of Meadowlands Chamber of Commerce. “These efforts can foster cultural and tourism exchanges along with facilitating economic development and investment opportunities to promote New Jersey internationally. As a proud American of Greek decent, I am thankful for efforts to bring cultures together for a better New Jersey.” ...Read More






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