News for June 2012

Carey Watermark Investors Acquires Hilton Garden Inn New Orleans French Quarter/CBD

Carey Watermark Investors Acquires Hilton Garden Inn New Orleans French Quarter/CBD

June 13, 2012 Latest News

"...we are excited to renovate and improve this strategically located property..."MarketwireNEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 06/12/12 -- Carey Watermark Investors Incorporated (CWI) announced today that it has completed a joint venture investmen… Read More »

Louisiana Soundtrack Heralds Cutting Edge Conference In NOLA

Louisiana Soundtrack Heralds Cutting Edge Conference In NOLA

June 11, 2012 Latest News

Louisianatravel.com is launching a new website focusing on music found in Louisiana.June 11, 2012By Clyde Smith for Hyperbot.comThough they are entirely separate events, the launch of multimedia site Louisiana Soundtrack and plans for the Cutting E… Read More »

Tourism officials relish good news for their industry

Tourism officials relish good news for their industry

June 7, 2012 Latest News

Daily rates up, tourists are all smiles and the industry is happy.Jun 06, 2012 6:39 PMWritten by: Sabrina Wilson- WDSU TVNew Orleans, La. — Local tourism leaders are thrilled about the national attention the city's tourism industry continu… Read More »

Crime and cleanliness cause for concern among New Orleans tourism officials

Crime and cleanliness cause for concern among New Orleans tourism officials

June 6, 2012 Latest News

Survey reveals strong and weak areas in the city amongst tourists.June 4, 2012Don Ames WWL-AM 870 A national survey reveals strong consumer perceptions about New Orleans as the summer travel season kicks off.Survey results seem to affirm the Convent… Read More »

Rising hotel room rates reflect robust rebound in New Orleans

Rising hotel room rates reflect robust rebound in New Orleans

June 4, 2012 Latest News

June 03, 2012By Jaquetta White, The Times-Picayune The Times-PicayuneHotel occupancy rates in the New Orleans area are higher than they've been in more than a decade, thanks to refurbished hotels, a jam-packed event ca… Read More »