News for June 2011

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center to get new food and beverage purveyor

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center to get new food and beverage purveyor

June 30, 2011 Latest News

Thursday, June 30, 2011, 10:00 AM By Jaquetta White, The Times-Picayune The Times-PicayuneThe governing board of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - New Orleans voted Wednesday to replace the facility's lo… Read More »

"Lodging Hospitality" reports favorable growth in N.O. since Katrina

June 28, 2011 Latest News

An interview with Mavis Early, Fred Sawyers, and Nikki Moon...Jun 24, 2011By Paris WolfeIf there was any doubt New Orleans was back, 2010 Super Bowl LXIV showed the world a thriving post-Katrina city. A win by the New Orleans Saints sent city image… Read More »

STR: US hotel performance for week ending 18 June 2011

STR: US hotel performance for week ending 18 June 2011

June 28, 2011 Latest News

From: Hospitality.netThe U.S. hotel industry experienced increases in all three key performance metrics during the week of 12-18 June 2011, according to data from STR.In year-over-year comparisons for the week, occupancy rose 3.7 percent to 69.2 perc… Read More »

GNOHLA Post 10

GNOHLA Post 10

June 27, 2011 Key Issues

Downtown Safety Message________________________________________DDD Public Safety Rangers Encourage Stakeholders to Use SafeWalk ServicesSafeWalk is a courtesy service provided by DDD Public Safety Rangers. Downtown residents, workers and visitors are… Read More »

Mark Romig tapped to lead New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corp.

Mark Romig tapped to lead New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corp.

June 22, 2011 Latest News

Tuesday, June 21, 2011Jaquetta White, The Times-PicayuneA longtime New Orleans marketing and public relations executive has been tapped to lead the tourism agency charged with promoting leisure travel to the city.Mark Romig, who most recently served … Read More »

Airport traffic still high in April

Airport traffic still high in April

June 21, 2011 Latest News

Southwest leads the pack in April; Delta leads year over year...Monday, June 20, 2011CityBusiness staff reportsPassenger traffic as Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport continued to fly high in April, according to figures released today.… Read More »

Downtown retail may increase as residential population increases

Downtown retail may increase as residential population increases

June 20, 2011 Latest News

Weigle hopes downtown population boost leads to new retailDavid Muller, Staff Writer CityBusinessJune 17th, 2011In the last decade, New Orleans population took a hefty decline — nearly 30 percent — as a result of Hurricane Katrina and t… Read More »

President Barack Obama

President Barack Obama

June 7, 2011 Latest News

Official portrait of President-elect Barack Obama on Jan. 13, 2009.(Photo by Pete Souza) Read More »

N.O. shoots for record summer for tourism

N.O. shoots for record summer for tourism

June 1, 2011 Latest News

wwltv.comMay 30, 2011Monday, May 30Katie Moore / Eyewitness NewsNEW ORLEANS -- In years past, Memorial Day wasn't just the unofficial start of summer. It was the start of New Orleans' tourism slow season.This year, Memorial Day weekend brough… Read More »

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