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 Orlean… Read More »