News for January 2012

Sewage and Water Board- Financial Plan and Rate Study 2011

Sewage and Water Board- Financial Plan and Rate Study 2011

January 24, 2012 Latest News

This is the study conducted by the Sewage and Water Board in .pdf format. It may take a few minutes to download. Read More »

Original Texaco Building on Canal Street renovation financing approved

Original Texaco Building on Canal Street renovation financing approved

January 23, 2012 Latest News

Retail will be placed on the street level and the rest will be housing for the elderly.Sunday, January 22, 2012By Ed Anderson, The Times-Picayune The Times-PicayuneNew life might soon be coming to a tired, dilapidated Canal Street building. The St… Read More »

Proposed Sewerage & Water Board rate increases get public discussion

Proposed Sewerage & Water Board rate increases get public discussion

January 23, 2012 Latest News

Increase in rate are to help with significant infrastructure investments.Monday, January 23, 2012By Michelle Krupa, The Times-Picayune The Times-PicayuneWith dire warnings that New Orleans' aging drinking water, sewer and drainage systems face… Read More »

Strategy aims to entice repeat tourists to N.O.

Strategy aims to entice repeat tourists to N.O.

January 17, 2012 Latest News

Pilot program aimed at getting BCS visitors for a return visit.Sunday January 15, 2012Jaquetta White, The Times -PicayuneAs they poured out of the city Tuesday morning after the BCS championship game, fans of LSU and Alabama who stayed at local hotel… Read More »

Metro legislators to chair more committees

Metro legislators to chair more committees

January 17, 2012 Latest News

"Metro area to keep its' clout in Baton Rouge"Tuesday, January 17, 2012Editorial Page Staff, The Times-PicayuneThe Legislature has important issues to tackle in the four-year term that began last week, from the state's long-term fiscal cond… Read More »

Does New Orleans need more hotel rooms?

Does New Orleans need more hotel rooms?

January 10, 2012 Latest News

"Adding more rooms will allow the city to attract bigger meetings, which will increase the annual number of tourists and conventioneers..."Monday, January 9, 2012Richard A. Webster, CityBusinessIn the past four months, New Orleans has added 1,359 hot… Read More »

Mayor Mitch Landrieu implores revelers to behave, plan ahead

Mayor Mitch Landrieu implores revelers to behave, plan ahead

January 9, 2012 Latest News

City will revel in the attention as tourists spend, spend, spend...Thursday, January 05, 2012 By Michelle Krupa, The Times-Picayune With more than 250,000 visitors expected to descend upon New Orleans for back-to-back gridi… Read More »

Sporting Events create a larger economic impact than first thought

Sporting Events create a larger economic impact than first thought

January 9, 2012 Latest News

Nine sporting events make New Orleans "Sports Meca". January 6, 2012Greg Bishop, New York TimesNEW ORLEANS — On Friday, players from Alabama and Louisiana State answered questions on the field at the Superdome, where S-A-I-N-T-S spread across … Read More »

Cruise ship traffic is key to the New Orleans economy

Cruise ship traffic is key to the New Orleans economy

January 9, 2012 Latest News

Cruise ships are a reminder of the importance of the Mississippi River for New Orleans. By Rick Jervis, McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceNEW ORLEANS - Saturday mornings at the Port of New Orleans are a rush of activity. Passengers, fresh off Mexican or… Read More »

New Hotel Mazarin Announces a major Trip Sweepstakes

New Hotel Mazarin Announces a major Trip Sweepstakes

January 3, 2012 Latest News

Contact: For Immediate ReleaseMarc BeckerArea Director of MarketingMarc.Becker@neworleanshotelcollection.com504 527 0407New Hotel Mazarin Announces a major T… Read More »