News for October 2016

Convention Center may buy failed ArtWorks building from culinary institute

Convention Center may buy failed ArtWorks building from culinary institute

October 27, 2016 Latest News

By Richard Thompson, The New Orleans Advocate The former Louisiana ArtWorks building at Howard Avenue and Carondelet Street may soon change hands again for the second time in two years. The likely buyer: the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, … Read More »

For New Orleans -- 'one of the best ports in America' -- cruise ship stops huge business, and officials want more

For New Orleans -- 'one of the best ports in America' -- cruise ship stops huge business, and officials want more

October 23, 2016 Latest News

Richard Thompson, The New Orleans Advocate As state and local tourism officials work to attract more international visitors, the sight of the Europa 2 luxury cruise liner docked near the French Quarter this month was a welcome change. Nearly 50… Read More »

Airport, British Airways make it official: New Orleans to London flights to start in 2017

Airport, British Airways make it official: New Orleans to London flights to start in 2017

October 20, 2016 Latest News

By Richard Thompson, The New Orleans Advocate London is calling. After a four-year courtship, New Orleans airport officials made it official Thursday, announcing that British Airways will begin offering nonstop flights to London starting in Mar… Read More »

British Airways to connect London, New Orleans with nonstop flights

British Airways to connect London, New Orleans with nonstop flights

October 20, 2016 Latest News

By NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune British Airways will launch nonstop flights between London and New Orleans next spring, marking the city's first direct connection with Europe since 1982. Local officials joined tourism and business leader… Read More »

New Orleans needs commonsense regulations on short-term rentals

New Orleans needs commonsense regulations on short-term rentals

October 19, 2016 Latest News

By  The Editorial Board, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune The argument over short-term rentals in New Orleans pits the rights of the individual against the well-being of the city. Homeowners want liberty to do what they wish with their prop… Read More »