News for June 2009

Priceline Releases Its 6th Annual Top Destinations List For July 4th

Priceline Releases Its 6th Annual Top Destinations List For July 4th

June 30, 2009 Latest News

NORWALK, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Priceline.com (Nasdaq: PCLN - News) today released the results of its 6th annual survey of the 50 most-popular destinations for the upcoming Independence Day weekend. The survey is based on more than 30,000 hot… Read More »

Essence Music Festival bright spot for tourism industry this summer

Essence Music Festival bright spot for tourism industry this summer

June 28, 2009 Latest News

Essence Music Festival bright spot for tourism industry this summerPosted by Jaquetta White / The Times-Picayune June 28, 2009 8:00AMJennifer Zdon/The Times-PicayuneCharnetta Stenson of New York dances to Mary J. Blige on the main floor of the Essenc… Read More »

Roosevelt New Orleans Hotel to reopen this week

Roosevelt New Orleans Hotel to reopen this week

June 25, 2009 Latest News

Posted by Jaquetta White, The Times-PicayuneAlthough the Roosevelt New Orleans Hotel will be open and receiving guests beginning next week, it won't celebrate a grand opening until October. The Blue Room, shown, is scheduled to reopen July 1. The… Read More »

Security fee for Marigny and Quarter approved

Security fee for Marigny and Quarter approved

June 25, 2009 Latest News

But residents will get to vote on the issueWednesday, June 24, 2009By Ed AndersonCapital bureauBATON ROUGE -- Residents and businesses of the French Quarter and Marigny could be paying a fee for increased security and crime prevention if Gov. Bobby J… Read More »

Convention Center business down

Convention Center business down

June 25, 2009 Latest News

Revenue down, expenses riseThursday, June 25, 2009By Jaquetta White, Times PicayuneBusiness writerThe board of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center-New Orleans revised its budget Wednesday to show lower operating revenue and higher operating expens… Read More »