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Finally, some good tourism news for New Orleans!

22 December 2006

Today’s Times Picayune had a featured article on what has to be a “step in the right direction” for our city. Orbitz, the online booking company named New Orleans one of seven travel “hot spots” for 2007 and Travel+Leisure magazine listed the city as a top destination in its January edition. Orbitz criteria for the selected cities […]

Streetcars Return to St. Charles Avenue

20 December 2006

It was a very exciting time for locals and tourists alike. The famed streetcars on St. Charles Avenue began to roll yesterday afternoon, December 19th, 2006. Amid quite a bit of fanfare by local officials including mayor Ray Nagin, several of the original cars made their way from Lee Circle to Canal Street and back. […]

Travel Professionals Recommend New Orleans after Familiarization Tour of the CIty

19 October 2006

So many still have questions about coming to New Orleans, we felt it timely to share this excerpt report from the New Orleans Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau. It really says that the city is ready for tourism to return. Travel Professionals praise New Orleans during “Back to the Big Easy” fam NEW ORLEANS – October 18, 2006 […]


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