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The Bud Light Hotel opens its doors in the Big Easy

ST. LOUIS, MO - Bud Light announced today that the Bud Light Hotel will be opening its doors in New Orleans for Super Bowl XLVII.

New Orleans hotel rates up to 590 percent higher for Super...

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana - Out-of-town football fans who plan to attend the Super Bowl in New Orleans and are on the hunt for a hotel room better prepare themselves for sky-high dollar signs.

New Orleans visitor spending up 11 percent

NEW ORLEANS, LA - New Orleans hosted 4.9 million visitors in the first half of 2012, an increase of two percent over the same period in 2011.

Corinthia Hotels hosts World Tourism Award Honorees

Jorie Butler Kent, Vice Chairman of Abercrombie & Kent, and Founder & President, Abercrombie & Kent Philanthropy; Oman Sail; and the city of New Orleans have been chosen as the 2012 World Tourism Awar

Gulf Coast braces for Tropical Storm Isaac

TAMPA, Florida - The path of Tropical Storm Isaac is sending chills throughout New Orleans and the Gulf Coast, as its path appears to be taking on the same route of Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

William Goldring. The Understated New Orleans Philanthropist.

It is amazing what smart people with good intentions can do to increase tourism. A few years ago, New Orleans was discussed with sadness and tears and pity parties.

New Orleans. No Excuses.

It is amazing what smart people with good intentions can do to increase tourism. A few years ago, New Orleans was discussed with sadness and tears and pity parties.

New Orleans. What to Do (Beyond Drinking and Eating).

It is amazing what smart people with good intentions can do to increase tourism. A few years ago, New Orleans was discussed with sadness and tears and pity parties.

Good Taste and Tasting Good. New Orleans.

It is amazing what smart people with good intentions can do to increase tourism. A few years ago, New Orleans was discussed with sadness and tears and pity parties.

New Orleans. Close to the Source.

It is amazing what smart people with good intentions can do to increase tourism. A few years ago, New Orleans was discussed with sadness and tears and pity parties.

New Orleans. Where Chefs are Kings.

It is amazing what smart people with good intentions can do to increase tourism. A few years ago, New Orleans was discussed with sadness and tears and pity parties.

New Orleans. Chefs are the Stars.

It is amazing what smart people with good intentions can do to increase tourism. A few years ago, New Orleans was discussed with sadness and tears and pity parties.

New Orleans. Not for the Timid.

It is amazing what smart people with good intentions can do to increase tourism. A few years ago, New Orleans was discussed with sadness and tears and pity parties.

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

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 impact annua

Big Easy hotels gouging Jazz Fest tourists

NEW ORLEANS - Music fans who are planning a last-minute visit to New Orleans for this year's Jazz and Heritage Fest are in for a surprise at the hotel check-in desk.

New Orleans hotels robbing out-of-town Mardi Gras revelers

NEW ORLEANS, LA - Mardi Gras revelers who want to take part in the holiday parades in New Orleans but haven't yet booked a hotel room can still find a place to stay ... but it will cost them.

National WWII Museum observes 70th anniversary of Pearl Harbor with special...

NEW ORLEANS - The National WWII Museum is inviting the public to share a day filled with observations and an exhibition opening on Wednesday, December 7, the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on

Tropical Storm Lee making its way to the Gulf Coast

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

JetBlue waves change fees for customers affected by Gulf Coast weather

NEW YORK, New York - Due to inclement weather forecasted to impact the Gulf of Mexico, JetBlue Airways will waive change fees and fare differences to allow customers booked for travel to or from New O

Plane crash-lands on boulevard median in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS – A small aircraft crash-landed on a busy boulevard in New Orleans' Lakeview neighborhod.

8.3 million visitors spent $5.3 billion in New Orleans in 2010

NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans' tourism industry has achieved a major milestone, welcoming 8.3 million visitors in 2010, a 10.7 percent increase over 2009, and the first time to reach 8 million visitors si

New Orleans prepares for 312th Mardi Gras

NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Saints were just two games away from making NFL history for the second year in a row, but you won't find too many long faces on the streets of the Big Easy.

Hotel Monteleone celebrates 125 years of hospitality in the Vieux Carre

NEW ORLEANS - Since its founding in 1886, the luxurious Hotel Monteleone has made an historical, economical and cultural impact not only on the French Quarter, but on the entire city of New Orleans.

New Orleans is the most affordable and generous dining city in...

NEW YORK - Zagat Survey released the results of its latest New Orleans Restaurants survey today, with detailed local information, ratings and reviews available on ZAGAT.com, ZAGAT.mobi and ZAGAT TO GO

Hotel Le Marais reopens in New Orleans French Quarter

NEW ORLEANS - Hotel Le Marais has reopened after a multimillion dollar renovation, resulting in a chic and charming oasis located in the most vibrant and fashionable district in New Orleans.

Expedia supports New Orleans` tourism recovery

Expedia, Inc., parent company to online travel sites Expedia.com and Hotels.com, in cooperation with the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau, is recognizing the fifth anniversary of Hurricane K

Big Easy celebrates tourism recovery

The New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is this month celebrating the recovery of tourism in the city five years after Hurricane Katrina.

New Orleans’s Only Pain is the Truth Not Getting to Tourists

Open for business with monthly festivals and conferences, New Orleans message is loud and clear. 'Come on Down!'

New Orleans returns to Top 10 in the category of top...

New Orleans is back in Travel + Leisure magazine's top 10 cities list for the first time since Hurricane Katrina devastated the city and its tourism industry in August 2005.

Travel news: Carnival adds second cruise to New Orleans in 2011

Beginning next fall, Carnival Cruise Lines will have two cruise ships leaving daily from New Orleans, returning the city to its pre-Hurricane Katrina cruise ship levels.