ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (Tuesday, September 28, 2021) Connect Travel, owner and producer of eTourism Summit has announced the winners of the 4th Annual Excellence “eTSY” Awards in partnership with Expedia Group Media Solutions and Destination Marketing Podcast. Meet AC is thrilled to announce it has won an award in the category of, Best Use of Augmented, Mixed or Virtual Reality for its Atlantic City Virtual Reality Experience.  

This recognition goes to destination marketing organizations and their media partners to recognize and celebrate the best of 2020-2021 campaigns and programs with awards in a dozen original categories, including website content, video, email, augmented and virtual reality, influencer marketing and innovation. Judges considered budget as well as three key criteria: strategy and objective; creativity; and impact/measurability.

“We are proud to present an innovative piece of technology to help bleisure travelers (business + leisure) experience Atlantic City before, during and after their visit. It is so important now more than ever to be able to represent our destination virtually and the enhancements that we’ve done to our VR experience show Meet AC’s dedication to the destination by continuing digital transformation,” stated Meet AC’s Marketing Director, Karina Anthony.

Our VR experience will continue to assist the Meet AC team with booking meetings and convention business, while an added focus will demonstrate increased visitation and a positive image of Atlantic City.

For more information, visit and view the complete list of winners here.  


About Meet AC
Meet AC, Inc. is a 501(c)(6) organization formed and funded as a public-private partnership by the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) to create economic development through conventions, sporting events, film production and group tourism. Meet AC focuses on three primary objectives: sales, marketing and services.

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Connect Travel creates efficient and effective environments to expedite the sales process by connecting tourism professionals with the products, services, people and ideas that allow them to thrive in a rapidly evolving and highly competitive global marketplace. For more information, visit

Connect is a leader in the meetings, travel and tourism industry. Specializing in destination marketing, the company produces a full suite of digital programs, online and mobile solutions, meeting business and travel magazines, trade shows and consumer events, travel guides for newspapers and leisure magazines and destination information, which is distributed through broadcast and custom programs. More information about the company's brands and services at

Jessica Kasunich