Tag: Louisiana

Bipartisan Legislation to boost Tourism to the United States

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 5, 2019 22:04

Explore America Act, legislation that supports the expansion of cultural heritage tourism by strengthening the Preserve America Grant Program was introduced by Today, U.S. Senators Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i), Bill Cassidy, ... Read More

Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019 22:20

Is Boeing bribing Members of the United States House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation with millions of dollars? Unfortunately, under U.S. law such payoffs are not considered bribes, but legal contributions., ... Read More

San Francisco Marriott Marquis announces new Senior Sales Executive

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 21:04

San Francisco Marriott Marquis announced the appointment of Shawn Pace as the property’s new senior sales executive. A hospitality industry veteran with two decades of experience, Pace will be responsible ... Read More

The year of the airports: Travel to the hubs of the future

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 14, 2019 03:02

The year 2019 will be remembered as the year of the inaugurations of large and small strategic airports to satisfy an air demand that by 2035 will touch - according ... Read More

Air Transat launches nonstop service between Montreal and New Orleans

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 22:03

Air Transat announced that it will add New Orleans, Louisiana, to its portfolio of fall and winter destinations. Beginning in November 2019 , the airline will offer two direct flights ... Read More

ECPAT-USA report: State human trafficking laws for the lodging industry

editor editor- May 1, 2019 21:04

To help lodging companies facing different laws about human trafficking in different states, ECPAT-USA, with the financial support of the American Hotel and Lodging Association Educational Foundation (AHLEF), today issued ... Read More

Brand USA Board of Directors approves committee assignments

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 16:45

On Wednesday, March 13, members of the Brand USA board of directors convened for a quarterly meeting in Washington, DC where they welcomed newly appointed and reappointed members and approved ... Read More

What’s trending in the cruise industry?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 19:40

CruiseTrends report for the month of March 2019 was released today. This report details a picture of consumer behavior for cruise ship travel for March 2019. Most Popular Cruise Lines ... Read More

Valentine’s Day 2019: Most romantic restaurants in America revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 18:30

Just in time for Valentine's Day, the most romantic restaurants in the U.S. for 2019 were announced today. Travel experts complied this first-ever list based on millions of reviews and ... Read More

Traveling to Hawaii? How LGBTQ friendly is the Aloha State?

editor editor- January 31, 2019 22:36

Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute released their 5th annual State Equality Index (SEI), a comprehensive report detailing statewide laws and policies that affect ... Read More

Hawaii tops list of 2019 most desirable U.S. travel destinations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2018 19:46

The results of a recent consumer travel trends survey suggest 2019 is going to be another boon year for the travel industry. More than 3,500 consumers participated in the survey ... Read More

Visiting Oahu? Don’t rent a car, ride a Charley’s in Waikiki

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018 16:58

The worst American States for visitors and locals to drive are Hawaii and California according to a 2018 survey by the "Bankrate Best States for Drivers Study. When traveling to ... Read More

US travelers brace for major storm due to slam the south-central states

editor editor- December 5, 2018 14:58

Heavy snow, ice, rain and thunderstorms will hit travel hard across the south-central United States from Friday to Saturday. Read More

2015 US overseas visitation estimates released

editor editor- July 29, 2016 06:57

WASHINGTON, DC - The US Department of Commerce, National Travel & Tourism Office (NTTO), today announced the results of its 2015 Survey of International Air Travelers (SIAT). Read More

New Orleans’ hospitality industry unites for National Travel and Tourism Week

editor editor- May 9, 2012 04:49

NEW ORLEANS, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New Orleans' hospitality industry joins together today in support of the city's economic engine - tourism - which generates $5 billion in economic ... Read More

Tropical Storm Lee making its way to the Gulf Coast

editor editor- September 2, 2011 23:29

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana - The National Weather Service issued tropical storm warnings Thursday night from Pascagoula, Mississippi, to the Texas state line. Read More

Much of Louisiana unaffected by oil spill

editor editor- May 26, 2010 10:19

SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER, Louisiana - The Louisiana Office of Tourism, along with other state and federal government agencies and private sector entities, continue to work together to monitor the impact of Read More

Mardi Gras celebrations helped but US hotel occupancy continues decline, report reveals

editor editor- March 3, 2009 07:09

The US hotel industry posted declines in all three key performance metrics during the week of 15-21 February 2009, according to data from Smith Travel Research (STR). Read More

Louisiana control tower forced to relinquish airspace due to short staffing

editor editor- September 20, 2008 04:47

LAKE CHARLES, LA (September 19, 2008) - Air traffic controllers at Lake Charles Tower are not only suffering from the aftermath of Hurricane Ike but are also bearing the brunt ... Read More

Office of Tourism announces culinary trail

editor editor- April 6, 2008 07:24

The Louisiana Office of Tourism has unveiled a new tool for attracting tourists to the state. The agency has released the Louisiana Culinary Trails Guide Book and has launched a ... Read More