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Jefferson Parish hotels approve 1% surcharge on rooms

Jefferson Parish hotels approve 1% surcharge on rooms

August 12, 2016 Latest News

By Littice Bacon-Blood, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Hotel guests staying in Jefferson Parish will pay slightly more for their visit starting Sept. 1, when parish hotels begin charging an additional 1 percent surcharge on room rates. The par… Read More »

Short-term rentals of whole homes should stay out of New Orleans, Planning Commission votes

Short-term rentals of whole homes should stay out of New Orleans, Planning Commission votes

August 10, 2016 Latest News

By Katherine Sayre, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune  Renting out entire homes for short-term stays year-round in New Orleans neighborhoods should remain banned, while residents should be allowed to rent out spare rooms in their own homes,&… Read More »

GLO Airlines adds nonstop flight from New Orleans to Huntsville

GLO Airlines adds nonstop flight from New Orleans to Huntsville

August 8, 2016 Latest News

Lance Traweek, CityBusiness GLO Airlines is starting nonstop flights from Louis Armstrong International Airport to Huntsville, Alabama. This marks the regional charter airline’s fifth destination from New Orleans. GLO also offers nonstop… Read More »

What the City Planning Commission must decide about New Orleans short-term rentals

What the City Planning Commission must decide about New Orleans short-term rentals

August 8, 2016 Latest News

By Katherine Sayre, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune A proposal to legalize and monitor short-term rentals in New Orleans is expected to get a vote from the City Planning Commission on Tuesday (Aug. 9) after months of contentious debate and dela… Read More »

New Orleans airport hits record 1 million travelers in May

New Orleans airport hits record 1 million travelers in May

July 22, 2016 Latest News

By Jennifer Larino, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune More than 1 million passengers traveled through the New Orleans airport in May, marking the busiest month on record for air traffic to and from the city. The surge in travel comes as new flights b… Read More »