News for January 2011

Oil spill impact on Tourism through 2013

Oil spill impact on Tourism through 2013

January 24, 2011 Latest News

Business travel expected to pick up...Sunday, January 23, 2011By Ed AndersonCapital bureauBATON ROUGE -- Leisure tourism in the state is expected to take a $691 million hit through 2013 because of the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion in April, but som… Read More »

RJL Developement acquires New Orleans Hotel

RJL Developement acquires New Orleans Hotel

January 20, 2011 Latest News

RJL Development (controlled by the former owner of Black Entertainment Network) in November, 2010 acquired the Hilton Garden Inn Convention Center in New Orleans. RJL also recently acquired the Doubletree Metropolitan in New York. Development … Read More »

Gulf oil spill creates economic boom for some, bust for others

Gulf oil spill creates economic boom for some, bust for others

January 18, 2011 Latest News

Sunday, January 16, 2011 By David Hammer, The Times-Picayune The city of New Orleans and neighboring parishes are experiencing an economic boom in the wake of last spring's Gulf oil spill.View full sizeEliot Kamenitz, … Read More »

New Orleans ranks in Top 10 Travel spots for Orbitz

New Orleans ranks in Top 10 Travel spots for Orbitz

January 18, 2011 Latest News

by Tom Johansmeyer (RSS feed) on Jan 17th 2011 at 1:30PMSo, Orbitz noted when we like to travel ... but where do we go? The top 10 destinations in the country were mostly predictable, with big tourist-magnet cities dominating the list. There were a… Read More »

New Orleans in top 25 Markets- Smith Travel Reports

New Orleans in top 25 Markets- Smith Travel Reports

January 18, 2011 Latest News

Week ending January 8 is a gain for New Orleans...Posted by Alex Finkelstein 01/17/11 10:28 AM EST According to Smith Travel Research (STR), the U.S. hotel industry reported single-digit increases in all three key performance metrics during the w… Read More »

GNOHLA 2011 Board of Directors

GNOHLA 2011 Board of Directors

January 5, 2011 Latest News

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