Tourism

Chris Miller
November 06, 2019 - 12:01 pm
Nearly three years into nonstop service between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport and London-Heathrow, British Airways is adding a flight to that schedule. The British flagship airline will make round trips six days a week. Today, @British_Airways announced that it is adding an...
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Associated Press
November 06, 2019 - 7:28 am
(AP) — The Essence Festival will be returning to New Orleans for at least the next five years. News outlets report New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell and Gov. John Bel Edwards on Monday announced the contract extension to 2024. This year's festival, the 25th overall, was the last under the previous...
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Thomas Perumean
November 05, 2019 - 8:41 am
The Chartes Street landmark Le Richelieu Hotel has a new operator and a new chapter in its storied history. The complex of buildings at the corner of Chartes and Barracks Streets, on the backside of the French Quarter, have been homes, businesses, a hospital, school, macaroni factory, furniture...
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Thomas Perumean
November 05, 2019 - 6:47 am
The highly anticipated opening of the new Louis Armstrong International Airport terminal has prompted management to push its schedule up a few hours, accepting incoming flights at the new terminal arriving after 8pm. Airport management says transportation options will be available for arriving...
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Associated Press
November 04, 2019 - 7:19 am
(AP) — Two parishes in southeast Louisiana are launching a joint promotion to draw tourists from each other. Tangipahoa Parish is north-northeast of New Orleans, stretching from the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain north, toward Mississippi. Lafourche Parish is southwest of New Orleans, split by a...
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WWL Newsroom
November 02, 2019 - 12:38 pm
Two parishes in southeast Louisiana are launching a joint promotion to draw tourists from each other. Tangipahoa Parish is north-northeast of New Orleans, stretching from the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain north, toward Mississippi. Lafourche Parish is southwest of New Orleans, split by a long...
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Thomas Perumean
October 23, 2019 - 8:15 am
The world famous Dead Rabbit, a fixture on New York's Water Street in Manhattan, is heading to the South. According to Drinks International , New Orleans is the first of a number of roll outs for the Irish themed taproom and cocktail maker. Dead Rabbit will make its New Orleans home on Conti...
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Thomas Perumean
October 22, 2019 - 6:15 am
As city officials wrestle with the collapsed the Hard Rock Hotel project, a new hotel is approved. This new 240 room hotel is set to be built right across the street from the Hard Rock. The project will be reach higher into the sky than the Hard Rock, which got a variance to be built as tall as it...
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Thomas Perumean
October 19, 2019 - 6:15 pm
After countless delays, over budget and behind schedule, the new Louis Armstrong International Airport Terminal has finally set an opening. Wednesday November 6, 2019 the first planes will start arriving at the new terminal and passengers will get to see the new restaurants, bars, lounges, and...
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Thomas Perumean
Thomas Perumean
October 16, 2019 - 5:58 am
"It's a serious situation for them, but they've been strong so far," says Kurt Weigle, the President of the Downtown Development District. Every kind of business is located in the cordoned off evacuation zone around the Hard Rock Hotel site. Into this world of confusion is the Downtown Development...
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