News for April 2011

Tourists from Gulf South are less daunted by spill

Tourists from Gulf South are less daunted by spill

April 27, 2011 Latest News

Poll shows skepticism on seafood elsewhereFriday, April 22, 2011By Ed AndersonCapital bureauBATON ROUGE -- Regional tourists from Texas to Florida are more open to visiting Louisiana in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon-BP oil spill than tourists fro… Read More »

Judge orders an end to NFL lockout

Judge orders an end to NFL lockout

April 26, 2011 Latest News

The NFL is a long way from playing football again — even if players are welcomed back to work with no lockout to stop them.NFL players can go back to work _ for nowApril 26, 2011, 7:27 a.m. CDT Associated PressMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The NFL… Read More »

Tourists from Gulf South are less daunted by spill

Tourists from Gulf South are less daunted by spill

April 25, 2011 Latest News

BATON ROUGE -- Regional tourists from Texas to Florida are more open to visiting Louisiana in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon-BP oil spill than tourists from elsewhere in the nation, according to a survey released this week by Lt. Gov. Jay Darde… Read More »

New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corp. will launch $7 million push to encourage tourists to unleash their fun side

New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corp. will launch $7 million push to encourage tourists to unleash their fun side

April 17, 2011 Latest News

April 17, 2011, 7:08 AMJaquetta White, The Times-PicayuneThe New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corp. plans to spend $7 million on a multifaceted advertising campaign designed to convince would-be tourists that they should travel to New Orleans to unleash… Read More »

Payment of workers during evacuations may change

Payment of workers during evacuations may change

April 11, 2011 Latest News

Ruling that restricts business interruption claims could cost workers during hurricane evacuationsApril 10, 2011By Rebecca Mowbray, The Times-Picayune The Times-PicayuneWhen Hurricane Gustav threatened New Orleans in 2008, Dickie Brennan & Co. paid i… Read More »

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April 8, 2011 Latest News

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Airport passenger traffic continues to soar

Airport passenger traffic continues to soar

April 6, 2011 Latest News

AirTran Airways has the biggest boost in traffic.Wednesday, April 6, 2011CityBusiness staff reportsLouis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport got off to a strong start in 2011 after posting its seventh straight year-over-year gain in February,… Read More »

New Orleans occupany, ADR and RevPar enjoy double digit increases-STR w/e Mar 26

New Orleans occupany, ADR and RevPar enjoy double digit increases-STR w/e Mar 26

April 5, 2011 Latest News

STR: US results for week ending 26 MarchHotel News Now.comHENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—The U.S. hotel industry’s average daily rate increased by more than 4 percent for the first time in 2011 during the week of 20-26 March 2011, accordi… Read More »

DoubleTree by Hilton Introduces Latest Airport Location in New Orleans

DoubleTree by Hilton Introduces Latest Airport Location in New Orleans

April 4, 2011 Latest News

Full-service hotel to be added near the airport.Mar. 30, 2011American Banking and Marketing NewsDoubleTree by Hilton has announced the addition of the DoubleTree by Hilton New Orleans Airport in Kenner, La. Located at the northeast corner of Louis Ar… Read More »

Strong convention traffic this spring

Strong convention traffic this spring

April 4, 2011 Latest News

New Orleans tourism officials expect one of the strongest springs everSunday, April 03, 2011, 9:00 AM By Jaquetta WhiteThe Times-Picayune The Times-PicayuneThe Ernest N. Morial Convention Center kicked off April with e… Read More »

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