News for June 2014

Travis Tague promoted to General Manager of Hyatt French Quarter

Travis Tague promoted to General Manager of Hyatt French Quarter

June 10, 2014 Latest News

NEW ORLEANS, LA - June 10, 2014 - Travis Tague, who has served as director of operations at the Hyatt French Quarter the past two years, has been promoted to general manager of the award-winning hotel, announced Larry Daniels, regional vice president… Read More »

Short-term rental business booming thanks to various websites

Short-term rental business booming thanks to various websites

June 9, 2014 Latest News

June 9, 2014 Robert Ray for Aljazeera AmericaMany cities look to fight back at these businesses, which are not licensed hotels. To view the full interview, visits Aljazeera America.… Read More »

New Orleans City Council introduces regulation changes as Uber digital car hiring service looks to enter the city

New Orleans City Council introduces regulation changes as Uber digital car hiring service looks to enter the city

June 6, 2014 Latest News

By Mark Waller, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneWith the Uber digital car hiring service showing interest in entering New Orleans - a prospect that has tended to raise questions about the line between regulation of the transportation industry and market… Read More »

New Orleans confronts unlicensed short-term rentals: to legalize or keep ban?

New Orleans confronts unlicensed short-term rentals: to legalize or keep ban?

June 4, 2014 Latest News

Story by Robert McClendon and Katherine SayreBy NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Their backgrounds are diverse -- a St. Roch contractor, an Uptown tour guide, a PhD candidate in the West Bank and a young real-estate investor -- but all four have one thi… Read More »

HRI LODGING NAMES LARRY DANIELS REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS

HRI LODGING NAMES LARRY DANIELS REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS

June 4, 2014 Latest News

New Orleans, LA (June 4, 2014)—Larry Daniels has been promoted to regional vice president of operations for HRI Lodging (HRIL) with direct oversight of the entire HRIL branded portfolio, announced Gary Gutierrez, president of the company.For t… Read More »

Emerald coast restaurateur to open Trenasse in InterContinental Hotel, reports Canal Street Beat

Emerald coast restaurateur to open Trenasse in InterContinental Hotel, reports Canal Street Beat

June 3, 2014 Latest News

By Todd A. Price, NOLA.com | Times-PicayuneChef Jim Richard, who operates Stinky's Fish Camp in Santa Rosa Beach, Fla., will open the restaurant Trenasse inside the New Orleans InterContinental hotel, reports Canal Street Beat.The hotel at 444 St… Read More »

What passed and failed in the legislative session

What passed and failed in the legislative session

June 3, 2014 Latest News

By: The Associated Press June 3, 2014BATON ROUGE — Louisiana lawmakers wrapped up their three-month regular legislative session Monday. A look at what passed and failed:BUDGET: Lawmakers approved a $24.6 billion budget for the 2014-15 fiscal y… Read More »

New records for tourism

New records for tourism

June 2, 2014 Latest News

ADVOCATE STORYJune 02, 2014If there are billions in positive news for Louisiana’s petrochemical economy, there’s also billions in T-shirts and go-cups, as Louisiana tourism posted another record year in 2013.We hope, along with an appropr… Read More »