News for February 2012

Hilton continues with renovations at downtown hotels

Hilton continues with renovations at downtown hotels

February 27, 2012 Latest News

As the Hilton continues its revovations the DoubleTree begins its...February 24, 2012Richard Webster, CityBusinessTwo Hilton hotels in downtown New Orleans are undergoing major renovations.The Hilton Riverside is in the midst of a $15 million overhau… Read More »

Norovirus Preparedness

Norovirus Preparedness

February 23, 2012 Key Issues

AH&LA Norovirus Sample Preparedness Plan click here.… Read More »

2012 begins with higher occupancy

2012 begins with higher occupancy

February 23, 2012 Latest News

Smith Travel Research found occupancy higher in January for the second straight year.February 22, 2012Christian Moises, CityBusiness Staff WriterNew Orleans-area hotels saw a second straight year-over-year increase in occupancy in January with the e… Read More »

2012 could be a banner year for New Orleans

2012 could be a banner year for New Orleans

February 23, 2012 Latest News

Tourism officials expect 2012 to be the best year yet.February 23, 2012Shana Rose, WWL - 870With a successful Carnival season on the books, 2012 has started off great for New Orleans tourism, but there's a lot yet to come says Kelly Schulz, Vic… Read More »

 GE TO OPEN NEW TECHNOLOGY CENTER IN NEW ORLEANS

GE TO OPEN NEW TECHNOLOGY CENTER IN NEW ORLEANS

February 20, 2012 Latest News

City of New Orleans announces new information technology jobs...City of New Orleans Press ReleaseFebruary 17, 2012NORWALK, Conn. – February 17, 2012 - GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that it will open the GE Capital Technology Center in New Orl… Read More »

Downtown hotels nearly filled to the brim

Downtown hotels nearly filled to the brim

February 17, 2012 Latest News

Last year, hotels were giddy with excitement as thousands of students, lured by warmer weather and the freedom of spring break, descended on New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras.Mardi Gras fills New Orleans hotels nearly to the brimPublished: Thursd… Read More »

New Hotel openings lead to renovations

New Hotel openings lead to renovations

February 16, 2012 Latest News

Two hotels complete renovations making them more competitive with the new hotels...2/15/2012By Richard Webster, Staff WriterThe Windsor Court Hotel, the city’s only four-star rated property, has completed a multimillion dollar renovation that g… Read More »

Rating on-time performance at Armstrong Airport

Rating on-time performance at Armstrong Airport

February 16, 2012 Latest News

"Nationwide, nearly 84 percent of flights were on time in December, 85.4 percent of all flights in New Orleans..."February 15, 2012By Christian Moises,New EditorNearly 85.4 percent of all flights at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport w… Read More »

Bourbon Orleans Hotel Completes Multimillion-Dollar Renovation

Bourbon Orleans Hotel Completes Multimillion-Dollar Renovation

February 13, 2012 Latest News

New bedding and in-room amenities part of the renovations...HotelBusiness.com2/10/2012NEW ORLEANS—The Bourbon Orleans Hotel has completed a multimillion-dollar renovation affecting all of the hotel’s 218 luxury guestrooms and 28 balcon… Read More »

Countdown Begins

Countdown Begins

February 7, 2012 Latest News

Tuesday, February 7, 2012By: Jeff Duncan, The Times-PicayuneIndianapolis — The New York Giants weren't the only winners at Super Bowl XLVI. The city of Indianapolis won big, too.On Monday, as the Giants were planning today's victory … Read More »