News for January 2012

Start your engines...

Start your engines...

January 30, 2012 Latest News

...$60 million facility south of the TPC Louisiana Golf Course is essentially a Disney World for motorsports enthusiasts... January 30, 2012 By Paul Roux, The Times Picayune A self-described "motorhead," Bob Hennessey was one of th… Read More »

Super Bowl committee off and running

Super Bowl committee off and running

January 30, 2012 Latest News

...but what’s so much more now is that positive media coverage... January 30, 2012 By Nakia Hogan, The Times Picauyne The New Orleans Saints might not have been able to play their way into Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday… Read More »

New Orleans occupancy up week ending January 21, 2012

New Orleans occupancy up week ending January 21, 2012

January 30, 2012 Latest News

January 30, 2012STR ReportsThe U.S. hotel industry experienced increases in all three key performance metrics during the week of 15-21 January 2012, according to data from STR.In year-over-year comparisons for the week, occupancy was up 3.9 percent t… Read More »

New Orleans in great shape for a great Mardi Gras

New Orleans in great shape for a great Mardi Gras

January 30, 2012 Latest News

January 30, 2012Don Ames Reporting The New Orleans hospitality industry is geared up to treat visitors to a great carnival season.Hotels in the city are ready for the influx as more and more of them are reopening, rehabbing, or starting out brand n… Read More »

Hotel industry looks for deal pace to pick up

Hotel industry looks for deal pace to pick up

January 30, 2012 Latest News

...development is still a soft spot as tight credit conditions have limited new-hotel builds...Fri Jan 27, 2012By Karen Jacobs Thomson Reuters – reuters.com(Reuters) - Hotel companies and real estate firms are optimistic that deal transaction… Read More »