News for December 2015

New Orleans hotels full for New Year's Eve, Sugar Bowl

New Orleans hotels full for New Year's Eve, Sugar Bowl

December 31, 2015 Latest News

By The Associated Press Tourism officials say New Year's Eve festivities and Friday's Allstate Sugar Bowl have filled the nearly 21,000 hotel rooms in downtown New Orleans and is sure to keep bars and restaurants busy through the week… Read More »

The Roosevelt named best hotel in Louisiana by Travel + Leisure

The Roosevelt named best hotel in Louisiana by Travel + Leisure

December 30, 2015 Latest News

By Chelsea Brasted, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Every holiday season, the lobby of The Roosevelt Hotel is filled with glittering lights, holiday decorations and Christmas trees from floor to ceiling, and it's exactly that… Read More »

Q&C Hotel sells to California real estate trust for $51 million

Q&C Hotel sells to California real estate trust for $51 million

December 28, 2015 Latest News

By Jennifer Larino, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune A California real estate trust has purchased the 12-story, two-building Q&C Hotel in the Central Business District for $51.2 million. This is the third time the hotel has changed hands in … Read More »

John Besh names chef for reopened Caribbean Room

John Besh names chef for reopened Caribbean Room

December 21, 2015 Latest News

IAN MCNULTY| IMCNULTY@THEADVOCATE.COM The resurrection of the historic Pontchartrain Hotel is a massive undertaking with several moving parts, but a key one fell into place this past week when the Besh Restaurant Group announced that Chris Lu… Read More »

New terminal at New Orleans airport getting bigger price tag, footprint

New terminal at New Orleans airport getting bigger price tag, footprint

December 21, 2015 Latest News

By: Jeff Adelson | jadelson@theadvocate.com   The new terminal planned for Louis Armstrong International Airport is now expected to cost $50 million more and be roughly 100,000 square feet bigger than originally proposed. The New Orl… Read More »