News for November 2010

State to spend $5M in BP money every 3 months

State to spend $5M in BP money every 3 months

November 22, 2010 Latest News

November 22, 2010 BY: The Associated PressBP will give Louisiana $5 million every three months over the next year and a half to promote Louisiana’s tourism, state officials said Friday.The $30 million for tourism promotion is part of $78 mil… Read More »

Online Reviews of Hotels: True or False?

Online Reviews of Hotels: True or False?

November 22, 2010 Latest News

More travelers use online sites for reviews more than ever. Are reviewers making truthful comments or just venting?Thursday, November 11, 2010BY: Jennifer Larino, Staff Writer From rants on running toilets to sly remarks about the bagel offerings … Read More »

 St. Ann Hotel reopens as Hotel Le Marais

St. Ann Hotel reopens as Hotel Le Marais

November 15, 2010 Latest News

Major work completed as a part of an $8 million renovation.Sunday, November 14, 2010Jaquetta White, The Times-PicayuneThe former St. Ann Hotel in the French Quarter reopened to guests this month after a July closure, an $8 million renovation and a n… Read More »

Itinerary for tourism grant still in flux

Itinerary for tourism grant still in flux

November 8, 2010 Key Issues

BP has earmarked $6 million to support New Orleans tourismSunday, November 07, 2010 Jaquetta White, The Times-Picayune The $6 million grant BP will provide for New Orleans tourism will be divided equally over three years, the head of the city's … Read More »

A Retooling Approach at the Convention Center

A Retooling Approach at the Convention Center

November 4, 2010 Latest News

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, now 25 years old, focuses on a new growth strategy November 03, 2010 Twenty-five years after opening as exhibition space for the 1984 World's Fair, the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - New Orleans is n… Read More »

BP to give State money to pay for marketing and promotion

BP to give State money to pay for marketing and promotion

November 2, 2010 Latest News

"We're not declaring victory, but today is a great step forward for our state," Jindal said...Tuesday, November 02, 2010By Mark SchleifsteinStaff writerSurrounded by state and local officials, seafood dealers, restaurateurs and oyster growers, G… Read More »

Norwegian Cruise lines to berth in New Orleans year-round

Norwegian Cruise lines to berth in New Orleans year-round

November 1, 2010 Latest News

Norwegian deepens ties to Crescent CitySunday, October 31, 2010By Jaquetta WhiteWhen the Norwegian Spirit drops anchor at the Port of New Orleans next month, it will mark a new era in the company's relationship with New Orleans, one that will be … Read More »

Iberville Housing Redevelopment and surrounding retail planned

Iberville Housing Redevelopment and surrounding retail planned

November 1, 2010 Latest News

Developer envisions downtown complexSunday, October 31, 2010By Katy ReckdahlDevelopers tapped to recreate the Iberville public housing complex say they can also build a retail development nearby that could rival Lakeside Shopping Center.The Housing A… Read More »

Canal Street anchor under consideration by City Council

Canal Street anchor under consideration by City Council

November 1, 2010 Latest News

Saenger Theatre is about to get a new lease on lifeThursday, October 21, 2010, 10:33 AMFrank Donze, The Times-PicayuneA grand plan to restore the iconic Saenger Theatre to its former glory is poised to take a big step forward today when the New Or… Read More »

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