News for August 2012

Hoteliers staying calm in the storm

Hoteliers staying calm in the storm

August 30, 2012 Latest News

Slow-moving hurricane Isaac touched down near Port Fourchon, Louisiana at 3:15 a.m. (EST) Wednesday morning and made itself comfortable. The storm brought heavy rains and 80-mile per hour winds to New Orleans on the seven-year anniversary of hurrican… Read More »

Southwest Airlines will add flights out of New Orleans

Southwest Airlines will add flights out of New Orleans

August 27, 2012 Latest News

New flights will be added by March 2013.By: Staff Reporter, Times PicayuneAugust 27, 2012Southwest Airlines and its wholly owned subsidiary Air Tran Airways will add 30 flights out of New Orleans by March 2013, bringing the company's total numb… Read More »

US breaks demand record in July

US breaks demand record in July

August 23, 2012 Latest News

New Orleans leads the U.S. August 22, 2012HotelNewsNow.comHENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—The U.S. hotel industry reported increases in all three key performance metrics during July 2012, according to data from STR.Overall, the U.S. hotel industry&r… Read More »

Sugar Bowl looking to land new SEC-Big 12 bowl game

Sugar Bowl looking to land new SEC-Big 12 bowl game

August 10, 2012 Latest News

The Allstate Sugar Bowl is apparently prepared to fight to retain its and New Orleans’ spot in college football’s new postseason hierarchy.Sugar Bowl looking to land new SEC-Big 12 bowl gamePublished: Tuesday, August 07, 2012By Ted Lewis… Read More »

Judge extends order blocking new taxi regulations to Aug. 14

Judge extends order blocking new taxi regulations to Aug. 14

August 1, 2012 Latest News

July 31, 2012By Bruce Eggler, Times PicayuneA federal judge has extended his order blocking New Orleans officials from implementing several new regulations for the city's 1,600 taxicabs. U.S. District Judge Eldon Fallon on Monday had put the new… Read More »