News for July 2013

Three groups vying for World Trade Center bid will present before committee

Three groups vying for World Trade Center bid will present before committee

July 30, 2013 Latest News

By Blake Hanson, WDSU-6 News Jul 30, 2013NEW ORLEANS —Three groups vying to decide the future of the World Trade Center building will go before a selection committee Tuesday to state their cases. Once presentations are complete, the future … Read More »

 Louisiana rises to No. 4 in national business climate rankings

Louisiana rises to No. 4 in national business climate rankings

July 30, 2013 Latest News

Greater Baton Rouge Business ReportJul 23, 2013Louisiana has the second-best business growth potential in the country and the fourth-best overall business climate, according to Business Facilities’ 9th Annual Rankings Report. Though the full… Read More »

AH&LA 2013 Issue Briefs

AH&LA 2013 Issue Briefs

July 29, 2013 Key Issues

For the most up to date American Hotel and Lodging Association information click this link:AH&LA Issues Brief 2013This issue includes information on:Travel across the United StatesImmigration SupportRegulatory Update- including Labor Relations, Per D… Read More »

Temporary Staffing Workers and Unions

Temporary Staffing Workers and Unions

July 11, 2013 Latest News

In what is believed to be the first decision of its kind, a National Labor Relations Board Regional Director in Baltimore has justdecided that workers supplied by a temporary staffing agency to clients on a short-term project basis are employees of t… Read More »

2013 Essence Fest in New Orleans draws more than 540K, work already underway for 2014

2013 Essence Fest in New Orleans draws more than 540K, work already underway for 2014

July 9, 2013 Latest News

By Associated Press Tuesday, July 9 NEW ORLEANS — The 19th annual Essence Festival is over, but planners for Essence and the city of New Orleans say they’ve already started work on the next one.The festival’s contract with th… Read More »

Hotwire Reveals its Summer Where To Go Now & How Guide: Top Five Destinations to Soak Up the Sun for Less

Hotwire Reveals its Summer Where To Go Now & How Guide: Top Five Destinations to Soak Up the Sun for Less

July 9, 2013 Latest News

Quarterly Guide Provides Top Coastal Getaways Based on Seasonal Trends and Value for the SummerSAN FRANCISCO, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hotwire.com®, a leading discount travel site, today announced their summer 2013 Where To Go Now & How Guide.… Read More »

Essence Festival gives New Orleans economy a big boost

Essence Festival gives New Orleans economy a big boost

July 8, 2013 Latest News

July 6, 2013Monica Hernandez - wwltv.com Eyewitness NewsNEW ORLEANS - It's a "party with a purpose." And this weekend, Essence Festival is in full swing.Hundreds of thousands of visitors are in town for the 19th annual festival, giving the New Or… Read More »

New Orleans gathers more tourism accolades, for top Southern destination and affordability French Quarter Fest

New Orleans gathers more tourism accolades, for top Southern destination and affordability French Quarter Fest

July 3, 2013 Latest News

By Mark Waller, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneJuly 01, 2013A stream of tourism endorsements for New Orleans is continuing with nods for affordability from TripAdvisor and an upcoming overall top ranking among Southern destinations in AAA Southern Trav… Read More »

Carnival plans second swap for New Orleans ship

Carnival plans second swap for New Orleans ship

July 1, 2013 Latest News

BY: CityBusiness staff reportsFriday, June 28, 2013Growing demand has led Carnival Cruise Lines to increase the size of one of its ships that sail from the Port of New OrleansCarnival was already set to replace an existing ship in November, but it wi… Read More »

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