News for August 2010

5 years after Katrina, D.C. area hotel firms see gulf business pick up

5 years after Katrina, D.C. area hotel firms see gulf business pick up

August 30, 2010 Latest News

Danielle Douglas Capital Business Staff Writer August 29, 2010 In the five years since Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast, the tourism industry there has struggled to come back. But several Washington area hotel companies are beginnin… Read More »

Lessons learned by leaders make New Orleans safe post Katrina

Lessons learned by leaders make New Orleans safe post Katrina

August 27, 2010 Latest News

IT disaster recovery continues in New Orleans, five years after the devastation of Hurricane KatrinaMuch was learned from the ordeal, and IT continues to help bring about needed changes and improvementsBy Todd R. Weiss ERP BloggerNEW ORLEANS -- Five … Read More »

STR: Upper-tier increase slow in weekly results- week ending 08-21-10

STR: Upper-tier increase slow in weekly results- week ending 08-21-10

August 26, 2010 Latest News

By Rachael Spann Urie HotelNewsNow HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—The luxury segment and the upper-upscale segment reported the smallest occupancy increases among the chain-scale segments during the week ending 21 August 2010, acc… Read More »

The Roosevelt Hotel, New Orleans receives the “Bricks and Mortar Award” from the Foundation for Historical Louisiana.

The Roosevelt Hotel, New Orleans receives the “Bricks and Mortar Award” from the Foundation for Historical Louisiana.

August 26, 2010 Latest News

GNOHLA is proud to acknowledge The Roosevelt Hotel, New Orleans, recipient of the “Bricks and Mortar Award” from the Foundation for Historical Louisiana. In 2004, the Foundation for Historical Louisiana created a Bricks and Mortar awa… Read More »

STR Reports US Hotel Performance for the Week Ending August 14 - 2010

STR Reports US Hotel Performance for the Week Ending August 14 - 2010

August 24, 2010 Latest News

NOLA- Largest Occupancy and RevPAR IncreasesHospitality TrendsAugust 23, 2010Among the Top 25 Markets, New Orleans, Louisiana, achieved the largest occupancy increase, jumping 21.5 percent to 60.5 percent, followed by Atlanta, Georgia (+16.9 percen… Read More »

News Orgs Commemorate Fifth Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

News Orgs Commemorate Fifth Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

August 24, 2010 Latest News

Focus turns from gulf oil spill to hurricane that devastated the region five years agoBy Marisa Guthrie -- Broadcasting & Cable8/23/2010The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has dominated news reports from the region, but this week news organizations… Read More »

UNO replacing dean of business school

UNO replacing dean of business school

August 24, 2010 Latest News

Previous Dean of Lester E. Kabacoff School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Administration to serve as interim dean.August 23, 2010 BY: CityBusiness staff reportsThe University of New Orleans Provost Joe King announced this morning that it will n… Read More »

Hyatt has broken ground- to open late 2011

Hyatt has broken ground- to open late 2011

August 20, 2010 Latest News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEHYATT REGENCY NEW ORLEANS CELEBRATES CEREMONIAL GROUND BREAKING TODAYHotel to provide city with opportunity for major economic boost with Fall 2011 reopeningNEW ORLEANS (August 18, 2010) – Hyatt Regency New Orleans, lo… Read More »

Hyatt groundbreaking is a boost for convention business

Hyatt groundbreaking is a boost for convention business

August 20, 2010 Latest News

by Wayne Carter / Eyewitness News wwltv.comAugust 18, 2010NEW ORLEANS -- Hours before opening at Tujagues Restaurant in the French Quarter, owner Mark Latter is making sure he's ready for the first patron during a slow summer.“Conventio… Read More »

New Orleans Hotel Occupancy trend up for July

New Orleans Hotel Occupancy trend up for July

August 20, 2010 Latest News

New Orleans occupancy rate almost doubled the industry average.August 20, 2010 The U.S. hotel industry posted increases in all three key performance measurements during July 2010, according to data from STR.In year-over-year measurements, the indu… Read More »