News for April 2010

STR: Among top 25 markets,  New Orleans experienced largest occupancy increase during week ending April 24, 2010

STR: Among top 25 markets, New Orleans experienced largest occupancy increase during week ending April 24, 2010

April 29, 2010 Latest News

STR: Occupancy buoys chain scales' weekly resultsBy Rachael SpannCommunications Coordinator, STRHotelNewsNow.com columnist29 April 2010 HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—Six of the seven chain-scale segments reported increases in occupancy du… Read More »

N.O. area hotel occupancy up in March

N.O. area hotel occupancy up in March

April 26, 2010 Latest News

March occupancy rate in the top ten among 25 markets.On a monthly basis, New Orleans area hotels had the ninth highest occupancy rate in March among the top 25 markets, according to Smith Travel Research.The 71.2 percent rate was up from 71 percent f… Read More »

N.O. will welcome its largest cruise ship

N.O. will welcome its largest cruise ship

April 26, 2010 Latest News

BIG announcements from Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Lines. Saturday, April 24, 2010From staff and wire reportsRoyal Caribbean Cruise line will return to New Orleans in the fall of 2011 with the largest cruise ship ever to call New Orleans … Read More »

French Quarter Fest’s success has upcoming events optimistic

French Quarter Fest’s success has upcoming events optimistic

April 26, 2010 Latest News

Momentum still rolling with French Quarter Fest.Friday, April 16, 2010BY: Richard A. Webster, Staff WriterFears that momentum built by the Saints Super Bowl victory eventually would run dry were eradicated with the French Quarter Festival.Massive cro… Read More »

Astor Crowne Plaza in New Orleans wins Hospitality Management award

Astor Crowne Plaza in New Orleans wins Hospitality Management award

April 22, 2010 Latest News

Hospitality Management Corporation Hosts Annual GM/DOS ConferencesAward-winning GMs: L to R: Terri Kullerd, Hilton Garden Inn Tulsa Airport; Peter Ambros, Astor Crowne Plaza; Jutea Ballard, Fredericksburg Inn & Suites; Donna StaTeresa, Holiday In… Read More »