Tourism

Arrivederci, Italia: U.S. travel warning death blow to tourism in Italy
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Associated Press
February 29, 2020 - 11:13 am
Arrivederci, Italia:U.S. travel advisory big blow to Italian
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Jim Hanzo
January 01, 2020 - 5:58 am
Thousands of Georgia and Baylor fans have descended in New Orleans in anticipation of tonight's Sugar Bowl. Many have been in town a few days. Mark Romig, Chief Marketing Officer for New Orleans and Company says it's just about evenly matched. Georgia has been here before and they have brought in a...
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Passengers extending vacations beyond cruising to discover all New Orleans has to offer
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Thomas Perumean
December 30, 2019 - 11:01 am
Mark Romig with the New Orleans Tourism and Marketing Corporation states “What you have in New Orleans is unusual for a port, and that is basically you’ve got two vacations happening.” More and more passengers either boarding or disembarking from a cruise ship are choosing extend their vacations...
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Man in Jackson Square
Don Ames
December 28, 2019 - 9:53 am
In October and November, the American online media company, 'Insider' conducted a survey of more than 2,000 American adults, asking them to choose the five rudest cities in the US from a list of the 50 biggest cities. The rudest city in America, according to the survey, is New York City. It was...
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Glory
Don Ames
December 22, 2019 - 11:38 am
The damaged Carnival 'Glory' returned to port in New Orleans at about 8:30 a.m.Sunday after striking another cruise ship Friday morning in Cozumel, Mexico. The cruise ship was originally scheduled to arrive at 6 a.m. according to the port's website. As the ship prepared to dock in New Orleans,...
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New Orleans leads way in industry wide slowdown
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Thomas Perumean
November 26, 2019 - 6:00 am
Hotel analytics firm STR says New Orleans is leading the way in a decrease of business among the 25 top markets in the hospitality industry. New Orleans showed double digit drops in revenue compared with the same month last year. The steepest decline came in average daily rates. ADR showed a 6%...
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Louisiana launches museum survey
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Associated Press
November 25, 2019 - 6:18 am
(AP) — Louisiana’s state museum system is asking for feedback as it works to update its governance, operations and attendance at its properties. The museum system wants people to fill out a 5-to-10-minute survey about their interest in the facilities and their experiences at them. The survey will...
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Chris Miller
November 22, 2019 - 2:10 pm
Another accolade for New Orleans tourism -- TripAdvisor has designated the city "Most Excellent Overall." The rankings aren't just in the U.S., they're world wide "Trip Advisor is constantly being talked to by consumers around world about their experiences," said New Orleans Tourism and Marketing...
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Don Ames
November 18, 2019 - 6:02 am
Revitalization work on New Orleans' iconic Bourbon Street has been completed. A contractor has fully rebuilt the roadway between St. Louis and Dumaine streets with upsized drainage, a better sewer system, new sidewalks and new and smoother pavement. Lighting and security were also upgraded in the...
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Thomas Perumean
November 18, 2019 - 5:51 am
If you've visited the new terminal at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, you'll realize while its big and broad, unless you're taking a flight, all the things that brought you there are out of your reach. That's about to change. In the coming weeks the airport will roll out a...
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