News for January 2017

Mayor Landrieu Honors Businesses for Creating Job Opportunities, Partnership with Economic Opportunity Strategy

Mayor Landrieu Honors Businesses for Creating Job Opportunities, Partnership with Economic Opportunity Strategy

January 26, 2017 Latest News

January 26, 2017,  nola.gov The Inaugural Corporate Citizenship Awards spotlights businesses for expanding opportunity in New Orleans NEW ORLEANS—Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu hosted the Corporate Citizenship Awards, a celebration reco… Read More »

Virgin Hotel downtown New Orleans to begin construction in April

Virgin Hotel downtown New Orleans to begin construction in April

January 24, 2017 Latest News

By Katherine Sayre, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune A proposed Virgin Hotel downtown, a new construction project that survived a city zoning fight over high-rise development around the Warehouse District 1 1/2 years ago, is now set to begin constru… Read More »

What we know about Mitch Landrieu's proposed 3 a.m. closed-door rule for New Orleans bars

What we know about Mitch Landrieu's proposed 3 a.m. closed-door rule for New Orleans bars

January 24, 2017 Latest News

BY JEFF ADELSON | THEADVOCATE.COM In a dramatic change for a city known for a culture of all-hours street parties, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu's administration is seeking to crack down on pedestrians reveling outside of bars after 3 a.m… Read More »

New Orleans now has a partner in its effort to lure more Chinese tourists

New Orleans now has a partner in its effort to lure more Chinese tourists

January 19, 2017 Latest News

By Jennifer Larino, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune China, with its booming middle class and ravenous consumer spending, is a coveted market for American cities looking to give their tourism market a shot in the arm. New Orleans can now count itself… Read More »

New Orleans' airport expansion gets bigger with five more gates added to new terminal

New Orleans' airport expansion gets bigger with five more gates added to new terminal

January 18, 2017 Latest News

BY JEFF ADELSON | THEADVOCATE.COM The north terminal under construction at Louis Armstrong International Airport will be getting five additional gates to accommodate unexpected growth, city officials announced Wednesday. The project to replace … Read More »

Vacation Express Brings Non-Stop Service to Grand Bahama Island from New Orleans

Vacation Express Brings Non-Stop Service to Grand Bahama Island from New Orleans

January 17, 2017 Latest News

Via Vacation Express/ Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY)  Bahamas promotes new direct Grand Bahama Flights from New Orleans at Pelicans games ATLANTA, Ga. – January 17, 2017 –Vacation Express is thrill… Read More »

Buses? Streetcars? Ferries? N.O. RTA holds hearings on 20-year plan

Buses? Streetcars? Ferries? N.O. RTA holds hearings on 20-year plan

January 16, 2017 Latest News

Richard Rainey, NOLA.com What New Orleans envisions its public transit system to be in five, 10 or even 20 years is the subject of public hearings that transportation officials are hosting this week. The New Orleans Regional Transit Author… Read More »

Susan Spicer, Aaron Sanchez, Edgar Chase, John Besh among chefs headed to new Armstrong Airport terminal

Susan Spicer, Aaron Sanchez, Edgar Chase, John Besh among chefs headed to new Armstrong Airport terminal

January 12, 2017 Latest News

By Katherine Sayre, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune A slate of local restaurants -- including Pizza Domenica and Mondo -- and national chains Burger King and Panda Express are headed for the new Louis Armstrong International Airport terminal wh… Read More »

Spirit adding nonstop flights from New Orleans to 3 cities

Spirit adding nonstop flights from New Orleans to 3 cities

January 10, 2017 Latest News

By Jennifer Larino, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Spirit Airlines will add three new year-round connections at Louis Armstrong International Airport this spring, including nonstop flights to Baltimore, Md., Cleveland, Ohio, and Orlando, … Read More »

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