News for March 2014

Hospitality industry teams up with Nola For Life to curb violence

Hospitality industry teams up with Nola For Life to curb violence

March 28, 2014 Latest News

Tania Dall / Eyewitness News WWLTV.comNEW ORLEANS, La. -- The murder rate in New Orleans is down and the Landrieu Administration says program's like Nola for Life are the reason why.Now the local hospitality industry is answering the call to help… Read More »

Riverwalk to reopen May 22 with new stores, restaurants

Riverwalk to reopen May 22 with new stores, restaurants

March 25, 2014 Latest News

By Carlie Kollath Wells, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune http://www.nola.com/business/index.ssf/2014/03/riverwalk_to_reopen_may_22_wit.html#incart_m-rpt-2The revamped Riverwalk will reopen May 22 in downtown New Orleans, The Howard Hughes Corp. announc… Read More »

AH&LA Adds to Government Relations Team

AH&LA Adds to Government Relations Team

March 25, 2014 Latest News

WASHINGTON, DC—The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) has appointed Maryam Cope and Craig Kalkut as vice presidents of governmental affairs. Kalkut joined the association on March 24, with Cope following on April 14Click for the full… Read More »

Mayor Landrieu Recognizes Hospitality Industry Support of NOLA for Life

Mayor Landrieu Recognizes Hospitality Industry Support of NOLA for Life

March 24, 2014 Latest News

MARCH 21, 2014 NEW ORLEANS, LA—Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu commended the New Orleans hospitality community for mobilizing support and leading the creation of a local fundraising effort in support of the City’s comprehensive murder reduct… Read More »

Southwest Expands Service at Armstrong International Award

Southwest Expands Service at Armstrong International Award

March 24, 2014 Latest News

Washington National Service to Start in August(NEW ORLEANS, LA) – Southwest Airlines continues to expand its air service offerings at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport with the announcement of new service to Washington’s R… Read More »

New Orleans City Council to introduce new Bourbon Street noise ordinance March 27

New Orleans City Council to introduce new Bourbon Street noise ordinance March 27

March 18, 2014 Latest News

By Richard A. Webster, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune The New Orleans City Council is set to introduce a new ordinance dealing with sound levels on Bourbon Street at its March 27 regular meeting, expecting to bring one part of what has been a long and… Read More »

 Armstrong International Airport Closes 2013 on a High Note - Over 9.2 Million Passengers Served

Armstrong International Airport Closes 2013 on a High Note - Over 9.2 Million Passengers Served

March 13, 2014 Latest News

(NEW ORLEANS, LA) – For the fourth consecutive year, Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport has experienced an amazing increase in passenger volume. According to the 2013 statistical summary for enplanements and deplanements, the Air… Read More »

Caesars to Sell Four Casinos to Affiliate for $2.2 Billion

Caesars to Sell Four Casinos to Affiliate for $2.2 Billion

March 5, 2014 Latest News

By Christopher Palmeri Bloomberg BusinessWeekCaesars Entertainment Corp., largest owner of casinos in the U.S., will sell four properties to an affiliate for $2.2 billion, freeing up cash as the company works to restructure $24.5 billion in debt.Caes… Read More »

Starwood Hotels’ Aloft brand continues explosive growth with adaptive re-use project in New Orleans

Starwood Hotels’ Aloft brand continues explosive growth with adaptive re-use project in New Orleans

March 5, 2014 Latest News

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. announced that its leading-edge Aloft brand will debut in New Orleans in 2015, following the completion of an adaptive re-use project. The historic building, located at 225 Baronne Street, will be transformed… Read More »

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