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Kenny Kuhn
July 02, 2020 - 11:11 am
The travel industry has taken a huge hit because of COVID-19 restrictions.
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NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - MAY 22: A waitress takes an order during lunch at Royal House Oyster Bar. The city of New Orleans began allowing restaurants to reopen at 25% capacity during Phase 1 of reopening.
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Chris Miller
June 03, 2020 - 10:51 am
With businesses being allowed to let more customers in, and more attractions able to open, when Phase 2 of easing coronavirus restrictions begins Friday, Louisiana Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser says he is ready to start promoting drive-market tourism again.
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Marketing aims at drive-in tourists
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Thomas Perumean
May 31, 2020 - 10:13 am
Marketing aims at bringing back drive-in tourists
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WWL Newsroom
May 22, 2020 - 5:14 pm
Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser is encouraging Louisiana residents to explore their state over the holiday weekend. Louisiana’s state parks have canceled all out of state bookings through phase one and Nungesser says now is the time for locals to check them out because there is something for every member...
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Chris Miller
May 14, 2020 - 1:47 pm
The baby steps for reopening begins this weekend, and it's welcome new to shuttered businesses everywhere. But doubts and uncertainty cloud the business forecast.
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Newell Normand
May 13, 2020 - 3:07 pm
Tourism spending in New Orleans blew through records last year. $10.05 billion dollars were spent by visitors in 2019, a ten percent increase over the 2018 figures. To discuss the gameplan to get back to those kinds of figures once the coronavirus crisis subsides, Newell invited New Orleans &...
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Kenny Kuhn
May 12, 2020 - 8:51 am
Louisiana Tourism Industry was a very different picture in 2019 than 2020 where Louisiana saw gains across the board in tourism dollars and the volume of visitors to the state.
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Coronavirus, oil and you: State losses total into billions
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Associated Press
May 07, 2020 - 8:18 pm
Coronavirus, oil and you: state losses total a billion over two years.
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WWL Newsroom
May 06, 2020 - 10:00 am
After a record-breaking 53.2 million people visited Louisiana in 2019 the state is scrambling to save the tourism industry.
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Chris Miller
May 04, 2020 - 12:30 pm
Carnival Cruise Lines today announced it will resume cruises in the U.S. out of three ports, beginning August 1. New Orleans is not among them.
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