News for February 2014

 New Orleans hotels self-impose a new room charge for tourism promotion

New Orleans hotels self-impose a new room charge for tourism promotion

February 28, 2014 Latest News

Mark Waller, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Following through on a state law passed last year allowing New Orleans hotels to impose a fee on their customers to generate money for tourism promotion and finance infrastructure projects, most of the city&… Read More »

Local buyer grabs Poydras Street hotel

Local buyer grabs Poydras Street hotel

February 27, 2014 Latest News

Hotels continue to be a hot commodity for New Orleans investors as another downtown lodging property has changed hands.According to Orleans Parish conveyance records the Whitney Wyndham Hotel at 610 Poydras St. was sold for $10.5 million on Jan. 31 t… Read More »

New Orleans Hotels Adopt Tourism Support Assessment

New Orleans Hotels Adopt Tourism Support Assessment

February 27, 2014 Latest News

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WWII Museum hopes to finish expansion by 2017

WWII Museum hopes to finish expansion by 2017

February 25, 2014 Latest News

STATE HELP SOUGHT TO PAY FOR PROJECTSBY JAQUETTA WHITE, New Orleans Advocate The National World War II Museum in the Warehouse District has been a near constant construction zone for more than five years. As doors opened on one new building or exhibi… Read More »

Revamped Champions Square to host more and bigger music shows

Revamped Champions Square to host more and bigger music shows

February 25, 2014 Latest News

AMPHITHEATER CAN SEAT UP TO 5,200BY JAQUETTA WHITE, New Orleans Champions Square is no longer just an opening act.Saints co-owner Rita Benson LeBlanc reintroduced the outdoor venue Monday as Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square, an “outdoor, b… Read More »