News for May 2014

Expedia to expand in New Orleans with ‘hub’ office

Expedia to expand in New Orleans with ‘hub’ office

May 29, 2014 Latest News

By: Greg LaRose, Editor May 29, 2014The Expedia family of travel booking websites believes there’s enough potential business in New Orleans to warrant making the city one of its regional hubs.Its new office at Place St. Charles could have six e… Read More »

Illegal short-term rentals subject of New Orleans Planning Commission meeting

Illegal short-term rentals subject of New Orleans Planning Commission meeting

May 27, 2014 Latest News

By Robert McClendon, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneNew Orleans City Planning Commission is scheduled to consider a rule change Tuesday (May 27) aimed at making it easier to enforce the law against illegal short-term rentals.Operating a short-term rent… Read More »

New Orleans tourism industry cheers the return of the Riverwalk mall

New Orleans tourism industry cheers the return of the Riverwalk mall

May 21, 2014 Latest News

By Mark Waller, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneWhen an $82 million reimagining of New Orleans' riverfront shopping mall opens Thursday as The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk, members of the city's tourism industry expect to see benefits.The near… Read More »

Hotel projects top NOLA building permits tally according to City Business

Hotel projects top NOLA building permits tally according to City Business

May 19, 2014 Latest News

Orleans ParishTOP COMMERCIAL PERMITS$7 million, 333 Poydras St., W Hotel$2 million, 344 Camp St., Queen & Crescent Hotel$2 million, 333 Josephine St., Bella Luna Catering$1 million, 208 Bienville St., Badine Land Limited$860,000, 124 Royal St., B… Read More »