News for July 2010

H-2B-VISA

H-2B-VISA

July 29, 2010 Key Issues

H-2B Transportation Costs update from AHLA's Shawn Burney: Jul 27, 2010. Read More »

Fire & Life Safety Inspection Information

Fire & Life Safety Inspection Information

July 29, 2010 Key Issues

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Lutherans provide army of volunteers

Lutherans provide army of volunteers

July 28, 2010 Latest News

Over 100 projects and 23,000 volunteers help New Orleans continue its comeback. July 19, 2010By Matt DavisThousands of young people wearing lime green T-shirts and backpacks embarked on more than 100 community service projects across New Orleans on S… Read More »

Gains in the Hotel Industry

Gains in the Hotel Industry

July 28, 2010 Latest News

Business travelers are the leading contributor to the rebound.July 27, 2010By JANE L. LEVEREThe hotel industry in the United States appears to be rebounding this summer, mainly because of strengthening business travel.So far the biggest beneficiary … Read More »

State Surveys Potential Regional Tourists

State Surveys Potential Regional Tourists

July 27, 2010 Latest News

The state's tourism agency surveyed 903 potential tourists to find out if the oil spill has affected any of their plans. July 25, 2010 By Ed Anderson BATON ROUGE -- Seventeen percent of potential regional tourists have indicated they have can… Read More »

Local Tourism becomes Top Priority for Commerce Secretary

Local Tourism becomes Top Priority for Commerce Secretary

July 27, 2010 Latest News

Members of the national Tourism Advisory Board met with Gary Locke, to urge him to create a public face for tourism.July 27, 2010by Matthew AlbrightMembers of a tourism advisory board met with Commerce Secretary Gary Locke in New Orleans on Monday to… Read More »

National travel group seeks $500M for Gulf tourism

National travel group seeks $500M for Gulf tourism

July 27, 2010 Latest News

July 27, 2010BY: The Associated PressWASHINGTON — The head of the U.S. Travel Association is proposing that BP set aside $500 million for a marketing campaign to help draw tourists to the Gulf Coast.Association president and CEO Roger Dow made… Read More »

Landrieu asks BP to pay for losses

Landrieu asks BP to pay for losses

July 27, 2010 Latest News

Mayor Landrieu has asked BP to help repair the damage that has been done. 7/26/2010Reported by: Val Bracy, ReporterThe Commerce Department's tourism advisory board met in New Orleans Monday to discuss the impact oil has on the city's larg… Read More »

Landrieu hits national airwaves to make pitch for BP marketing funds

Landrieu hits national airwaves to make pitch for BP marketing funds

July 19, 2010 Latest News

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is continuing his pitch for millions from BP to promote tourism. wwltv.comPosted on July 18, 2010The mayor appeared Sunday morning on CNN, talking about tourism and saying local and state leaders will continue t… Read More »

Air Canada adding service to New Orleans in ongoing expansion of transborder flying from Toronto hub

Air Canada adding service to New Orleans in ongoing expansion of transborder flying from Toronto hub

July 15, 2010 Latest News

Eight new routes to the U.S. from Toronto announced in 2010Canada NewsWireTORONTO, July 14Air Canada today announced it will begin daily, non-stop service between Toronto and New Orleans starting October 30, 2010. The new route will be operated wit… Read More »