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TJM Hotels & Resorts To “Go Strawless” in 2019

Posted On: October 30, 2018

Atlantic City, NJ (Oct. 30, 2018) – TJM Hotels & Resorts has announced today that all four of their hotel properties in the Northeast under the Crowne Plaza and Radisson flags will eliminate plastic straws beginning January 1, 2019.

The removal of plastic straws from the four hotels is an effort to take action against plastic pollution and join the movement for a strawless ocean to prevent pollution of water and sea life harm.

The company’s flagship hotel, the Claridge – a Radisson hotel is a historic property located on Atlantic City’s legendary Boardwalk that leads visitors directly to the Atlantic Ocean.

“TJM Hotels & Resorts is committed to eliminating plastic straws from our hotels to better the environment and make a difference,” said A. Cem Erenler, Vice President of Operations and Development for TJM Hotels & Resorts. “We hope to set an example, especially in Atlantic City for other hotels to step up and do what’s right for the community and iconic beach that our hotel guests enjoy each day.”

All four hotels are noted for their accommodations and state-of-the-art conference space that offer amenities, services and marketing incentives of the Crowne Plaza and Radisson brands.

The strawless initiative is the beginning of a larger sustainability initiative the company plans to launch in 2020.

About TJM Hotels & Resorts
A new and innovative hotel brand, TJM Hotels LLC spans four properties in the Northeast under the Crowne Plaza and Radisson flags. Headquartered in Atlantic City, the company’s flagship is the Claridge – a Radisson hotel is a historic property located on Atlantic City’s legendary Boardwalk. Part of TJM Properties, a prominent real estate company in Clearwater, Florida, TJM Hotels is rapidly expanding its portfolio. The sister property of the Claridge hotel is the Radisson Hotel Philadelphia Northeast located in Trevose, Pennsylvania, serving the Greater Philadelphia region. New York state’s Crowne Plaza Syracuse and the Crowne Plaza North Worthington in Columbus, Ohio joined the TJM portfolio in 2016.

About the Claridge Hotel
The Claridge – a Radisson hotel is an iconic Atlantic City landmark that opened in 1930 and was nicknamed “Skyscraper by the Sea.” A charming ambiance awaits guests, along with a Boardwalk Empire 20th century-style décor that is portrayed in all 480 renovated guest rooms. The hotel offers over 100,000 sq. feet of newly renovated convention and event space that is customized and designed for weddings, meetings or events. The hotel offers a panoramic skyline and ocean view at Atlantic City’s first rooftop bar, VÜE Rooftop Bar & Lounge located on the 23rd floor. Guests can also enjoy a meal at the hotels Twenties Bistro that serves classic American fair and 1920s inspired mixology at Atlantic City’s second oldest bar seven days a week. For additional information, visit www.claridge.com.

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Media Contact: Nikki Balles, TJM Hotels & Resorts, (609) 487-4367, nballes@tjmhotels.com

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