News for January 2010

Forget Miami; the Super Bowl party is here

Forget Miami; the Super Bowl party is here

January 26, 2010 Latest News

Forget Miami; the Super Bowl party is hereBy Jaquetta White, The Times-PicayuneJanuary 26, 2010, 7:23AM25mnminibowlRusty Costanza / The Times-PicayuneNew Olreans Saints fans flood Bourbon Street in the French Quarter after the Saints defeated the Min… Read More »

The Crescent City Makes a Comeback

The Crescent City Makes a Comeback

January 26, 2010 Latest News

The Crescent City Makes a ComebackBy Rachel Wimberly -- Tradeshow Week, 12/7/2009In 2008, just when it seemed like New Orleans was on its way to recovery after Hurricane Katrina devastated the city three years earlier, the economy took a sudden and s… Read More »

Convention outlook for 2010

Convention outlook for 2010

January 26, 2010 Latest News

Fewer attendees expected at conventions; Katrina cancellations still a factorConvention outlook for 2010 hits N.O. area hotels hardFewer attendees expected at conventions; Katrina cancellations still a factorNew Orleans CityBusiness.comPosted: 10:48 … Read More »

Officials call for economic diversity in New Orleans

Officials call for economic diversity in New Orleans

January 26, 2010 Latest News

Economic diversification will support rebuilding the tourism industry in New Orleans, say leaders of a special task force that this week released a $400 million master plan to reinvigorate tourism through 2018....Officials call for economic diversity… Read More »

MASTER PLAN TO REINVIGORATE TOURISM

MASTER PLAN TO REINVIGORATE TOURISM

January 22, 2010 Latest News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact:Vanessa Mayfield(504) 210-1304mayfieldv@peteramayer.comNEW ORLEANS TOURISM INDUSTRY LEADERS ANNOUNCENEW ORLEANS (January 19, 2010)—Today, Lt. Governor Mitchell J. Landrieu, and members of the New Orleans Hospitalit… Read More »

Developers withdraw plans to build 26-story hotel tower on Royal Street

Developers withdraw plans to build 26-story hotel tower on Royal Street

January 22, 2010 Latest News

Developers withdraw plans to build 26-story hotel tower on Royal StreetBy Bruce Eggler, The Times-PicayuneJanuary 21, 2010, 6:16PMFacing likely defeat of their plans, developers Thursday dropped their request for New Orleans City Council approval of … Read More »

Road Map for Tourism

Road Map for Tourism

January 22, 2010 Latest News

Road Map for TourismTimes-Picayune EditoralFriday, January 22, 2010New Orleans has a singular culture and rich traditions that have made our region a premier destination for travelers. But 4 1/2 years after Hurricane Katrina, the impact of the storm … Read More »

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