News for January 2015

Cruise passengers surpass 1 million in New Orleans

Cruise passengers surpass 1 million in New Orleans

January 13, 2015 Latest News

By: Natalie Chandler, Managing Editor, City Business More cruise ship passengers traveled through the Port of New Orleans last year than any other time in history, port officials said today. Just more than 1 million passengers embarked and… Read More »

New Orleans makes New York Times' list of top 2015 travel destinations

New Orleans makes New York Times' list of top 2015 travel destinations

January 11, 2015 Latest News

By Naomi Martin, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune New Orleans' economic recovery since Hurricane Katrina and its growing arts scene made it one of The New York Times' 52 top travel destinations for 2015, the year that… Read More »

Metairie hotel switches to Wyndham Garden flag, sells for $11.9 million

Metairie hotel switches to Wyndham Garden flag, sells for $11.9 million

January 8, 2015 Latest News

By Ben Myers, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune The hotel at Veterans Memorial Boulevard and Interstate 10 in Metairie now has new owners, on the heels of its conversion to a new flag. OM Capital NOLA LLC acquired the 220-room hotel last month… Read More »