News for January 2009

City Council plans to meet to discuss legal options against Mayor Ray Nagin

City Council plans to meet to discuss legal options against Mayor Ray Nagin

January 28, 2009 Latest News

City Council plans to meet to discuss legal options against Mayor Ray Naginby Frank Donze, The Times-PicayuneWednesday January 28, 2009, 7:28 AMThe City Council is expected to schedule a meeting tomorrow to explore the possibility of seeking a writ o… Read More »

Hotel Hiatus

Hotel Hiatus

January 28, 2009 Latest News

by Richard A. Webster, New Orleans City BusinessAfter the 504-room Roosevelt Hotel opens in June, it will likely be years before another major hotel opens in New Orleans.The renovation of the 1,184-room Hyatt Regency is on permanent hiatus because of… Read More »

New Orleans kicks off Carnival season: Rowdy Mardi Gras celebration means big business for the city

New Orleans kicks off Carnival season: Rowdy Mardi Gras celebration means big business for the city

January 27, 2009 Latest News

New Orleans kicks off Carnival seasonRowdy Mardi Gras celebration means big business for the cityThe Associated Pressupdated 9:57 a.m. CT, Mon., Jan. 26, 2009NEW ORLEANS - Roll out the king cakes, plastic beads and Mardi Gras masks. Carnival season h… Read More »

Landrieu advocates master plan for tourism industry

Landrieu advocates master plan for tourism industry

January 27, 2009 Latest News

Landrieu advocates master plan for tourism industryPosted by Stephanie Bruno January 27, 2009Times PicayuneLt. Gov. Mitch Landrieu announced Monday that he plans to work with tourism leaders in greater New Orleans to craft a master plan for drawing b… Read More »

H-2B cap reached for 2nd half of  2009 & Advice from AHLA

H-2B cap reached for 2nd half of 2009 & Advice from AHLA

January 22, 2009 Latest News

Following is a message of interest from Shawn McBurney, Sr. V-P of Governmental Affairs, AHLA: GNOHLA members are members of AHLA and can access the “Members Only” section of the AHLA website mentioned below.Shawn_McBurney… Read More »