News for January 2014

New Orleans, shopping draws Brazilian visitors

New Orleans, shopping draws Brazilian visitors

January 31, 2014 Latest News

BY: Greg LaRose, Editor New Orleans CityBusinessIf your retail business is looking to tap into the growth in spending from international visitors coming to Louisiana, you might want to consider what appeals to shoppers in Brazil.A record $32.7 millio… Read More »

AH&LA Unveils 2014 Agenda for Growth

AH&LA Unveils 2014 Agenda for Growth

January 30, 2014 Latest News

WASHINGTON, DC—The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) has unveiled its Pro-Growth Policy Agenda for 2014, highlighting the key areas on which the U.S. lodging industry will focus its advocacy efforts.AH&LA and its members will focus … Read More »

All flights canceled at Lakefront and Louis Armstrong International airports, mayor says

All flights canceled at Lakefront and Louis Armstrong International airports, mayor says

January 28, 2014 Latest News

By Jed Lipinski, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune All flights into and out of Lakefront Airport and Louis Armstrong International Airport have been canceled through Wednesday, Mayor Mitch Landrieu said in a news conference Tuesday (Jan. 28)"The airlines… Read More »

ALL JEFFERSON PARISH GOVERNMENT OFFICES TO CLOSE TUESDAY

ALL JEFFERSON PARISH GOVERNMENT OFFICES TO CLOSE TUESDAY

January 27, 2014 Latest News

All Jefferson Parish Government offices will be closed Tuesday, January 28, 2014. Parish government employees, with the exception of Emergency Management and necessary Public Works personnel, should not report to work on Tuesday. Parish employees sh… Read More »

Storm Warnings:  Stay off of the streets

Storm Warnings: Stay off of the streets

January 27, 2014 Latest News

Following are highlights from Mayor Landrieu’s just press conference:· He has declared a state of emergency for the City.· Status has moved from “storm warning” to “storm watch”.· City Hall is officially closed … Read More »

New Orleans noise ordinance hearing canceled by City Council committee

New Orleans noise ordinance hearing canceled by City Council committee

January 17, 2014 Latest News

By NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneA New Orleans City Council committee hearing scheduled to be held Friday on a proposed new sound ordinance was abruptly canceled late Thursday.Housing and Human Needs Committee co-chairs Stacy Head and Kristin Gisleson… Read More »

New Orleans Aviation Board unveils $826 million overhaul of Louis Armstrong Airport

New Orleans Aviation Board unveils $826 million overhaul of Louis Armstrong Airport

January 17, 2014 Latest News

By Richard Rainey, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneThe New Orleans Aviation Board today is expected to recommend an $826 million redevelopment plan meant to thrust Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport into the modern era - a reimagining of … Read More »

Google confirms Web address breach

Google confirms Web address breach

January 16, 2014 Latest News

By Jason Q. Freed. News Editor HotelNewsNow.com Web addresses for thousands of hotels on Google Maps and Google+ were changed recently by a third party without the hoteliers’ consent, Google confirmed Wednesday. A representative from Google sa… Read More »

Industrial Development Board launches selection process for development of former Six Flags park

Industrial Development Board launches selection process for development of former Six Flags park

January 15, 2014 Latest News

By Katherine Sayre, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune New Orleans' Industrial Development Board on Tuesday (Jan. 14) opened the 150-acre former Six Flags amusement park site in eastern New Orleans to proposals from developers, as city leaders prepare… Read More »

 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest lineup released: Springsteen, Clapton, Phish to headline

2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest lineup released: Springsteen, Clapton, Phish to headline

January 14, 2014 Latest News

By Keith Spera, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune The Times-PicayuneBruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Eric Clapton, Phish, John Fogerty, Lyle Lovett, Christina Aguilera, Santana, the Avett Brothers, Arcade Fire, Vampire Weekend and Charlie Wilson ar… Read More »