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14th Annual Saints…

Mar 26 - 26, 2017
Join us for the 14th annual Saints and Sinners Literary Festival. The festival… more

Cecilia Vicuña: About…

Mar 26 - Jun 18, 2017
Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen traces the artist’s long career to… more

Dividing the Estate

Mar 26 - Apr 15, 2017
The third regional premiere of our season is the winner of the Outer Critics… more

New Orleans Bourbon…

Mar 26 - 26, 2017
Laissez les bon temps rouler. Let the good times roll. The motto of a city that… more

New Orleans…

Mar 26 - 26, 2017
Come join us in a spring celebration featuring sugar blowing demonstrations and… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Mar 26 - May 21, 2017
NOMA is organizing A Life of Seduction: Venice in the 1700s in cooperation… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Mar 26 - Oct 1, 2017
In celebration of beloved chef, civil rights activist, and art collector Leah… more

New Orleans Spring…

Mar 26 - Apr 2, 2017
New Orleans Spring Fiesta Association celebrates the cultural heritage… more

Saenger Theatre…

Mar 26 - 26, 2017
Join us for Grammy and Emmy Award winning comedian, actor, director, writer and… more

Senga Nengudi:…

Mar 26 - Jun 18, 2017
In 1975, artist Senga Nengudi began a series of sculptures, entitled R.S.V.P.,… more

Sugarblowing @ New…

Mar 26 - 27, 2017
Leave it up to New Orleans to come up with "another first." On… more

Tennessee…

Mar 26 - 26, 2017
A stellar group of literary, theater and musical talent will gather for the… more

The Annual Drummer…

Mar 26 - 26, 2017
The annual Drummer and Smoke day of music will once again be on stage at Palm… more

The Louisiana Six…

Mar 26 - 26, 2017
The Louisiana Six Pack is a six-race series across the state that begins in… more

Trinity Artist Series…

Mar 26 - 26, 2017
Join us for the 6th Annual Lenten Jazz Vespers with Louisiana Music Hall of… more

Trinity Artist Series…

Mar 26 - 26, 2017
Join us for the McGehee Choirs Spring Concert. more

David Hansen's Garden…

Mar 27, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

Monday Blues

Mar 27, 2017 - Jan 05, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages. Get your live local blues fix with Sean Riley. more

The Irish House…

Mar 27, 2017
This is the Biggest Irish Music Session in the south. On a Night you will see… more

The Maison Presents -…

Mar 27 - Jul 31, 2017
The Royal Roses grew out of the rich resurgence that traditional jazz is seeing… more

14th Annual Saints…

Mar 26 - 26, 2017
Join us for the 14th annual Saints and Sinners Literary Festival. The festival… more

Reading in Bed Goes High Tech at THE DAUPHINE ORLEANS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
media contact:
Liz Goliwas Bodet
504.897.1391
egoliwas@bellsouth.net

Reading in Bed Goes High Tech at THE DAUPHINE ORLEANS
French Quarter Hotel introduces Sony Digital Readers

New Orleans, LOUISIANA- (February 2, 2009)- While one of the newest trends popping up in hotels are bookshelves filled with everything from the classics to the hottest, new bestsellers, the future of literature has arrived at the Dauphine Orleans Hotel. The historic French Quarter hotel will unveil the latest addition to its list of tech-friendly amenities to guests of the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, March 25 – 29, 2009. Sony Digital Readers, will be available to guests on a first come, first serve basis to be used in the hotel library or in the guest rooms.

“This newest amenity is an unexpected luxury for business travelers making the Dauphine Orleans their ‘home away from home’ and leisure travelers who are just here to relax and soak it all in,” says Dawn Ledet, Director of Sales and Marketing. “Unveiling the Sony Digital Readers during the Tennessee Williams Festival is no coincidence. We are committed to supporting our local festivals while giving our guests the best possible experience.”

The Dauphine Orleans recently completed a multi-million dollar renovation of its guest rooms and public spaces in the summer of 2008, including other high tech upgrades such as flat panel televisions and complimentary WiFi connectivity throughout the property. “We have to stay ahead when it comes to technology in order to remain competitive in today’s economy,” comments Craig Hulford, Dauphine Orleans General Manager. “It is our goal to provide our guests a 21st Century experience within a 19th Century era property – the best of both worlds, which will keep them coming back.”

The Tennessee Williams Festival is an annual five-day celebration that showcases national and regional scholars, writers, and performing artists. Attendees will enjoy panel discussions, theatrical performances, a one-act play competition, lectures, literary walking tours, musical performances, a bookfair, and more. Rates at the Dauphine Orleans Hotel during the Tennessee Williams Festival are $99.00 per room, per night March 25, 26 & 29; $159.00 per room, per night March 27 & 28.

The Dauphine Orleans Hotel is located in the heart of the historic French Quarter at 415 Rue Dauphine, just steps from the bustle of Bourbon Street and antique shops on Royal Street. A multi-million dollar renovation of the 111-room hotel in June 2008 has created a new era of elegance in this 18th century landmark. Perfect for both business and leisure travelers, the Dauphine Orleans offers modern amenities such as wireless internet, Tempur-Pedic™ bedding, fitness and exercise room, and a saltwater pool. For more information or to make reservations please call (800) 521-7111 or (504) 586-1800

or visit www.dauphineorleans.com.

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