News for November 2012

Super Bowl spawns online home rental services

Super Bowl spawns online home rental services

November 29, 2012 Latest News

  November 28, 2012 BY: Maria Clark, Staff Writer… Read More »

New Orleans area hotels boosting the local economy

New Orleans area hotels boosting the local economy

November 29, 2012 Latest News

Current occupancy figures, alone, rank New Orleans at #3, after Nashville and Houston.November 29, 2012Don Ames ReportingOccupancy rates at New Orleans-area hotels are running nearly 6 percent ahead last year at this time."We've had a 5.8 percent… Read More »

2 new cruise ships dock for 6 months

2 new cruise ships dock for 6 months

November 28, 2012 Latest News

The Norwegian Star and Navigator of the Seas call New Orleans home. By Mark Waller, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune November 26, 2012 Two new cruise ships arrived in New Orleans in November for six-month stays. The Norwegian Star, with its 2,3… Read More »

YLC helps clean up the I-10 railroad bridge

YLC helps clean up the I-10 railroad bridge

November 27, 2012 Latest News

"...improvements will involve cleaning and painting the entire bridge, both the steel and concrete portion..." Monday, November 26, 2012 BY: Robin Shannon, Staff Writer The Young Leadership Council and the state are working together on a project… Read More »

Hotel occupancy outpacing 2011

Hotel occupancy outpacing 2011

November 26, 2012 Latest News

New Orleans-area hotels continued to remain ahead of 2011 occupancy figures by running nearly 6 percent ahead of 2011 occupancy through the first 10 months of the year compared with the same time last year, according to Smith Travel Research’s … Read More »

The Astor Crowne Plaza Is Honored With ConventionSouth’s  Prestigious Annual Readers’ Choice Award

The Astor Crowne Plaza Is Honored With ConventionSouth’s Prestigious Annual Readers’ Choice Award

November 15, 2012 Latest News

New Orleans, LA (Nov. 9, 2012)—The publishers and editors of ConventionSouth, thenational multimedia resource for planning events in the South, has presented The Astor Crowne Plaza with a 2012 Readers’ Choice Award.“ConventionSouth… Read More »

Pool Lift Deadline Approaching; is your property ready?

Pool Lift Deadline Approaching; is your property ready?

November 7, 2012 ADA Issues

The January 31, 2013, deadline for pool and spa accessibility under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is approaching and AH&LA is urging members to review their compliance needs.AH&LA has worked exhaustively to secure a one year extension and… Read More »

IRS Alters Tax Treatment of Automatic Gratuities

IRS Alters Tax Treatment of Automatic Gratuities

November 7, 2012 Key Issues

Automatic Gratuities Now Considered Wages The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has provided administrative guidelines to its examiners concerning Rev. Rul. 2012-18, published in the 2012-26 Internal Revenue Bulletin, that note when performing a tip exa… Read More »

Sugar Bowl to host Big 12-SEC game

Sugar Bowl to host Big 12-SEC game

November 7, 2012 Latest News

“New Orleans and the Sugar Bowl are synonymous with post-season college football..." Wednesday, November 7, 2012BY: The Associated Press NEW YORK — The Superdome in New Orleans will be the site of the new marquee bowl matching the So… Read More »

New Orleans taxi regulations are extendended to airport

New Orleans taxi regulations are extendended to airport

November 2, 2012 Latest News

The New Orleans City Council ruled Thursday that all cabs operating at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, regardless of their home parish, must comply with the city's new taxi regulations.By Richard Rai… Read More »

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