News for March 2017

Homewood Suites by Hilton New Orleans French Quarter Opens

Homewood Suites by Hilton New Orleans French Quarter Opens

March 29, 2017 Latest News

Hotelbusiness.com NEW ORLEANS-Homewood Suites by Hilton New Orleans French Quarter has opened. Managed by HRI Lodging LLC, the 207-suite hotel is the first Homewood Suites property based in the French Quarter. The four-story property has stud… Read More »

British Airways already has plans to expand its nonstop flight from New Orleans to London

British Airways already has plans to expand its nonstop flight from New Orleans to London

March 29, 2017 Latest News

By Jennifer Larino, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Elaine Garvey has spent a good portion of her adult life waiting, wishing and hoping for a nonstop flight to connect her new home in New Orleans to her childhood home in the United Kingdom. On… Read More »

Four Seasons developers say World Trade Center project moving forward despite lawsuit

Four Seasons developers say World Trade Center project moving forward despite lawsuit

March 29, 2017 Latest News

By Katherine Sayre, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Investors in the planned Four Seasons hotel and condos at the vacant World Trade Center say the $360 million project is moving forward in April with a six-month interior demolition, despi… Read More »

Demolish the Canal Street ferry terminal, New Orleans City Council decides

Demolish the Canal Street ferry terminal, New Orleans City Council decides

March 27, 2017 Latest News

By Richard Rainey, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune The days appear numbered for the well-worn Canal Street ferry terminal after the New Orleans City Council unanimously gave the go-ahead Thursday (March 22) to tear it d… Read More »

New Orleans hosted a record 10.45 million tourists in 2016

New Orleans hosted a record 10.45 million tourists in 2016

March 23, 2017 Latest News

By Jennifer Larino, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune  New Orleans hosted a record 10.45 million visitors in 2016, finally breaking past the pre-Katrina peak that hovered over the city and its tourism industry for more than a decade. Travele… Read More »

Kenner councilman seeks to delay vote on new for-hire vehicle rules, airport transportation fees

Kenner councilman seeks to delay vote on new for-hire vehicle rules, airport transportation fees

March 22, 2017 Latest News

Kenner's vote on rules that would govern Uber, Lyft could proceed Thursday BY RAMON ANTONIO VARGAS | The Advocate.com In a bid to persuade his colleagues to hold off on doubling the fees that some transportation companies must pay to pick u… Read More »

First full-service hotel in New Orleans East since Hurricane Katrina opens

First full-service hotel in New Orleans East since Hurricane Katrina opens

March 22, 2017 Latest News

City Business Wyndham Garden Hotel, the first full-service hotel to open in New Orleans East since Hurricane Katrina devastated the area over 11 years ago, opens Wednesday. The hotel is located at 10100 Interstate 10 Service Road, off the Read … Read More »

Kenner's proposed fees for Uber, shuttle buses concern airport, transit companies

Kenner's proposed fees for Uber, shuttle buses concern airport, transit companies

March 21, 2017 Latest News

By Katherine Sayre, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune A proposal in Kenner to charge new fees on Uber and Lyft rides, shuttle buses and limos at Louis Armstrong International Airport has transportation companies warning the co… Read More »

Group says Mitch Landrieu, City Council have fulfilled more than half of pledges made before last elections

Group says Mitch Landrieu, City Council have fulfilled more than half of pledges made before last elections

March 8, 2017 Latest News

Jessica Williams,  The New Orleans Advocate A coalition of local civic groups that secured dozens of pledges from Mayor Mitch Landrieu and New Orleans City Council members more than three years ago says those officials have lived up to more t… Read More »

Louisiana promotes new nonstop flight to German tourists

Louisiana promotes new nonstop flight to German tourists

March 7, 2017 Latest News

By: CityBusiness staff reports Louisiana is expecting to draw more international visitors with a new direct flight from New Orleans to Germany that starts May 3, and state officials are in Berlin this week to promote it. The Louisiana Office of… Read More »

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