News for June 2013

Jindal hits, spares NOLA tourism with veto power

Jindal hits, spares NOLA tourism with veto power

June 25, 2013 Latest News

  Monday, June 24, 2013 Ben Myers, CityBusiness.com Gov. Bobby Jindal has signed into law one controversial bill related to New Orleans tourism and vetoed another. Jindal, in signing Senate Bill 242, paved the way for the New Orleans … Read More »

Armstrong International Airport Sets Passenger Ranking Record Passenger Numbers Still on the Increase

Armstrong International Airport Sets Passenger Ranking Record Passenger Numbers Still on the Increase

June 25, 2013 Latest News

June 25, 2013 Louis Armstrong International Airport(NEW ORLEANS, LA) – The Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport set a new record, ranking #38 out of 827 airports for passenger enplanements and #39 for arrivals among US airports. T… Read More »

Starr Laundry Services

Starr Laundry Services

June 20, 2013 Latest News

Almost 5 years ago a 30,000 sq. ft. "state of the art" laundry facility capable of processing hospitality and condo work was built in Foley, AL on June, 2008 by Sheila Hodges, Chairwomen of Meyer Real Estate and was only processing 1.2M pounds of lin… Read More »

PKF Predicts Significant Gains in 2014

PKF Predicts Significant Gains in 2014

June 18, 2013 Latest News

6/13/2013 Hotels in the U.S. are poised for significant gains in 2014, according to data released by PKF Hospitality Research (PKF-HR). The firm is projecting that hotels will see a 7.7 increase in RevPAR in 2014 as well as a 15.4 percent boo… Read More »

New Orleans has double digit RevPar for the first quarter of 2013

New Orleans has double digit RevPar for the first quarter of 2013

June 17, 2013 Latest News

"New Orleans among the top eight in RevPar increases."June 17, 2013Hospitality TimesThe U.S. hotel industry reported increases in all three key performance metrics during the first quarter of 2013 in year-over-year measurements, according to data f… Read More »

New Orleans the only city to report double-digit occupancy week ending June 8, 2013

New Orleans the only city to report double-digit occupancy week ending June 8, 2013

June 17, 2013 Latest News

New Orleans in top 25 at the beginning of the summer.June 17, 2013HotelNewsNow.comHENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—The U.S. hotel industry reported mixed results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 2-8 June 2013, according to da… Read More »

Hotel Investors In Buying Mood, But Opportunities To Spend Money Scarce

Hotel Investors In Buying Mood, But Opportunities To Spend Money Scarce

June 13, 2013 Latest News

New Orleans and other secondary markets are in demand due to low inventory in large metros.By Randyl DrummerJune 12, 2013Hotel transaction volume is 50% higher this year compared to the same period in 2012 as room demand heats up in a U.S. lodging m… Read More »

New Orleans among top 10 least expensive U.S. destinations

New Orleans among top 10 least expensive U.S. destinations

June 13, 2013 Latest News

"The survey says you get a lot for your money, but there's also a lot you don't have to pay for."Nicondra Norwood- Fox8Jun 12, 2013 New Orleans, La. - Families are constantly tightening budgets and a lot are cutting their summer vacations. B… Read More »

9 Cities Where All of America Wants to Live

9 Cities Where All of America Wants to Live

June 11, 2013 Latest News

By Emily Coyle | More ArticlesJune 05, 2013Are you stuck in a rut in your residence city of choice and ready to take your talents elsewhere? We consulted Bloomberg‘s boomtown cities data to find where America’s movers and shakers are floc… Read More »

Hurricane Readiness/Evacuation Links

Hurricane Readiness/Evacuation Links

June 10, 2013 Latest News

City of New Orleans Listing of links found on the city website:Steps to help make a plan for you and your familyRecommended Hurricane Season SuppliesEvacuSpot pick up pointsLink for Special Needs RegistrySign up for Emergency AlertsContraflow … Read More »