News for July 2016

New Orleans airport hits record 1 million travelers in May

New Orleans airport hits record 1 million travelers in May

July 22, 2016 Latest News

By Jennifer Larino, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune More than 1 million passengers traveled through the New Orleans airport in May, marking the busiest month on record for air traffic to and from the city. The surge in travel comes as new flights b… Read More »

New Orleans selects a bike share program; contract talks begin

New Orleans selects a bike share program; contract talks begin

July 21, 2016 Latest News

By Richard Rainey, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune A Brooklyn, N.Y. company has won the contest to bring a bike share program to the streets of New Orleans. A City Hall selection committee chose Social Bicycles, or SoBi, from seven competitors, … Read More »

Proposed Moxy Hotel in CBD gains City Council's backing

Proposed Moxy Hotel in CBD gains City Council's backing

July 14, 2016 Latest News

by Richard Thompson of the New Orleans Advocate Plans for a five-story Moxy Hotel in the Central Business District gained final backing Thursday from the City Council, paving the way for construction to begin by the end of the year after nearly tw… Read More »

Travel + Leisure named the following the Top 10 Cities in the World

Travel + Leisure named the following the Top 10 Cities in the World

July 12, 2016 Latest News

by Melanie Lieberman, Charleston, South Carolina Chiang Mai, Thailand San Miguel de Allende, Mexico Florence, Italy Luang Prabang, Laos Kyoto, Japan New Orleans, Louisiana Barcelona, Spain Savannah, Georgia Cape Town, South Af… Read More »

Q&C Hotel joins Marriott International portfolio brand

Q&C Hotel joins Marriott International portfolio brand

July 8, 2016 Latest News

by Lance Traweek, Editor CityBusiness The Q&C Hotel and Bar in downtown New Orleans has officially joined the Autograph Collection Hotels, a brand of the Marriott International’s portfolio of independent hotels, the company announced Fri… Read More »