News for May 2018

Carousel Bar one of 'world's most iconic hotel bars,' says Food & Wine

Carousel Bar one of 'world's most iconic hotel bars,' says Food & Wine

May 31, 2018 Latest News

Updated 9:59 AM; Posted 9:59 AM, Thursday, May 31, 2018 Click here for the original NOLA.com article; click here for the "Food & Wine" article.  The Carousel Bar and Lounge in the Monteleone Hotel is among the most famou… Read More »

11 things to know about the Four Seasons hotel development

11 things to know about the Four Seasons hotel development

May 29, 2018 Latest News

Posted May 29, 2018 at 12:04 PM | Updated May 29, 2018 at 03:00 PM Woodward Design + Build Click here for the original article.  By Jennifer Larino, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Work has officially started on the $465 million re… Read More »

After Round 1 stalled, New Orleans convention center officials restart talks for Omni Hotel

After Round 1 stalled, New Orleans convention center officials restart talks for Omni Hotel

May 27, 2018 Latest News

BY RICHARD THOMPSON | RTHOMPSON@THEADVOCATE.COM MAY 27, 2018 - 6:02 PM (0) Click here for the original article.  Second time’s the charm. That’s what members of the New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority hope as they re… Read More »

New Orleans to host Super Bowl in 2024

New Orleans to host Super Bowl in 2024

May 23, 2018 Latest News

Updated 9:12 AM; Posted 8:48 AM Baltimore Ravens inside linebacker Ray Lewis (52) hoists the Lombardi trophy after winning Super Bowl 2013 in New Orleans, La., February 3, 2013. (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) … Read More »

A record 1.2 million people traveled through the New Orleans airport in March

A record 1.2 million people traveled through the New Orleans airport in March

May 22, 2018 Latest News

Updated May 22; Posted May 22 By Jennifer Larino jlarino@nola.com, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune The inaugural British Airways flight BA224 lands at Louis Armstrong International Airport in Kenner Monday, March 27, 20… Read More »

New Orleans-area hotels increase numbers in April

New Orleans-area hotels increase numbers in April

May 21, 2018 Latest News

By: CityBusiness staff reports May 21, 2018 0 Click here for the original article.  New Orleans-area hotels reported increases in occupancy, average daily rates and revenue per room in April as compared to the same month i… Read More »

New Orleans Convention and Visitor's Bureau to rebrand as New Orleans & Company

New Orleans Convention and Visitor's Bureau to rebrand as New Orleans & Company

May 16, 2018 Latest News

Advocate staff report - MAY 16, 2018 - 9:39 AM (0) Click here for the original article.  A well known New Orleans tourism agency is adopting a new label.  The New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau, which in part serve… Read More »

Tourism nears 18 million New Orleans visitors, $8.7 billion in spending for 2017

Tourism nears 18 million New Orleans visitors, $8.7 billion in spending for 2017

May 8, 2018 Latest News

Advocate staff report - MAY 8, 2018 - 3:49 PM Almost 18 million visitors traveled to New Orleans in 2017 and spent roughly $8.7 billion, a report shows. Visitation was up 5.7 percent to 17.74 million, compared to a year earlier, while spending … Read More »

Vacation airline Sun Country adding seasonal nonstop from Minneapolis-St. Paul to New Orleans

Vacation airline Sun Country adding seasonal nonstop from Minneapolis-St. Paul to New Orleans

May 7, 2018 Latest News

Updated May 7, 11:32 AM; Posted May 7, 11:32 AM By Jennifer Larino jlarino@nola.com, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Sun Country Airlines, a low-cost vacation airline based in Minneapolis-St. Paul, will add a new season… Read More »

Work begins on former World Trade Center redevelopment

Work begins on former World Trade Center redevelopment

May 2, 2018 Latest News

By: CityBusiness staff reports May 2, 2018 0 Click here for the original article.  City officials, developers and investors broke ground Wednesday on a $460 million project to turn the former World Trade Center tower at the foo… Read More »