News for September 2016

JetBlue Begins Flights to Fort Lauderdale from New Orleans

JetBlue Begins Flights to Fort Lauderdale from New Orleans

September 29, 2016 Latest News

JetBlue Begins Flights to Fort Lauderdale from New Orleans  JetBlue celebrates 15 years in New Orleans     (New Orleans, LA) – Today, JetBlue begins daily non-stop flights to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airpor… Read More »

Astor Crowne Plaza completes $13M makeover

Astor Crowne Plaza completes $13M makeover

September 26, 2016 Latest News

By:  CityBusiness staff reports The Astor Crowne Plaza on Canal Street has completed a $13 million renovation in time for the fall season. The hotel at the corner of Canal and Bourbon streets upgraded its 700 rooms with new carpeting,… Read More »

Marriott buys Starwood, becoming world's largest hotel chain

Marriott buys Starwood, becoming world's largest hotel chain

September 23, 2016 Latest News

  By The Associated Press NEW YORK -- Several of the best-known names in travel are now united in one hotel company. Marriott International closed Friday morning on its $13 billion acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts World… Read More »

Besides Cuba, Louisiana looks at Panama, China for business

Besides Cuba, Louisiana looks at Panama, China for business

September 23, 2016 Latest News

By: Lance Traweek, CityBusiness, Managing Editor  First Cuba, then Panama. State and local tourism officials also recently traveled to China to try to drum up business in Louisiana. The New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau joined the… Read More »

New Orleans hotel boom: How big can it get?

New Orleans hotel boom: How big can it get?

September 21, 2016 Latest News

By Beau Evans, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune  From his office on the 20th floor of a high-rise off Gravier Street, Louis David has been watching a new hotel called The Troubadour take shape in an abandoned building once known as the Raul… Read More »