News for October 2015

Holland America cruise ship to mark start of busy year for New Orleans as a port-of-call for international visitors

Holland America cruise ship to mark start of busy year for New Orleans as a port-of-call for international visitors

October 26, 2015 Latest News

ADVOCATE STAFF REPORT Holland America Line’s Westerdam will call on the Port of New Orleans’ Julia Street Cruise Terminal Tuesday, marking what officials said will be the first of 19 port calls in New Orleans by seven cruise ships thro… Read More »

N.O. seeking new cruise ship terminal

N.O. seeking new cruise ship terminal

October 22, 2015 Latest News

BY RICHARD THOMPSON THE ADVOCATE The Port of New Orleans hopes to open a new cruise ship terminal near the Poland Avenue Wharf in late 2017, officials said after the Dock Board voted Thursday to seek permission to sell up to $45 million in bonds t… Read More »

Private jet to Cuba? Victor adds direct flight from New Orleans

Private jet to Cuba? Victor adds direct flight from New Orleans

October 14, 2015 Latest News

By Jennifer Larino, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune  Private jet charter service Victor is now offering direct flights from New Orleans to Cuba, part of a new service that provides curated itineraries to wealthy American travelers interest… Read More »

BGR endorses French Quarter sales tax plan for State Police

BGR endorses French Quarter sales tax plan for State Police

October 7, 2015 Latest News

By Richard Rainey, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune  A plan to increase sales taxes in the French Quarter to pay for better security has gained the backing of an influential government watchdog group. The nonpartisan Bureau of Government… Read More »

'Yes' on French Quarter sales tax to beef up security: Editorial

'Yes' on French Quarter sales tax to beef up security: Editorial

October 7, 2015 Latest News

By The Editorial Board, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune The editorial board for NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune makes the following recommendation for the Oct. 24 ballot. FRENCH QUARTER ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT TAX PROPOSITION To levy .249… Read More »