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Mark of the Feminine

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Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

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Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Jazz in the Park

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17th Annual Save Our…

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Windsor Court and Audubon Nature Institute Partner for Butterfly Tea

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Media Contacts:
Rob Anderson or Lauren Schug
randerson@keatingmagee.com or lschug@keatingmagee.com 
504.299.8000

Windsor Court and Audubon Nature Institute Partner for Butterfly Tea
Hotel, Insectarium collaborate to offer one-of-a-kind experience

NEW ORLEANS, LA. (April 1, 2010) – Le Salon at the Windsor Court is famous for its traditional tea service. The highlight of the Audubon Insectarium is its room full of thousands of butterflies. Through a unique partnership, these two New Orleans features have combined for one unforgettable afternoon.

On April 17, Le Salon’s tea services will have special visitors from the Audubon Insectarium. Insectarium staff will bring butterflies in beautiful displays and live arthropods to show and discuss with guests. There will also be preserved specimens to view, and a Butterfly Picture memento to remember the special day.

“We’re thrilled to partner with the Windsor Court for this exceptional event,” says Karyn Kearny, Senior Managing Director of Audubon Insectarium. “Having a tea party is an iconic childhood pastime. With our special visitors, we hope to make this experience magical for everyone involved.”

Traditional Windsor Court Tea will be served at 2 and 4:30 pm, and will include unlimited tea, tea sandwiches, scones and cream, and assorted sweets. The children’s menu, designed for children 5 years of age and younger, will also be available. It includes peanut butter and raspberry preserve sandwiches, scones, a chocolate dipped strawberry and a surprise from the chef. Le Salon will also create special butterfly-themed treats for the occasion.

“The Audubon Nature Institute is an integral part of children’s lives in the city, and we’re honored to be collaborating with them,” states David Teich, General Manager of the Windsor Court. “The Insectarium is a fantastic attraction, and it’s exciting to be bringing part of it into our hotel.”

Tea is $28 for adults and $17 for children. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 504.596.4773.

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About Windsor Court Hotel
The Windsor Court Hotel (www.windsorcourthotel.com) was developed by New Orleans businessman James “Jimmy” Coleman Jr. in 1984 and was recently purchased by a new ownership team led by The Berger Company of New Orleans. The hotel is a 23-story landmark that includes the acclaimed Grill Room Restaurant (which recently received a rating of “Four Beans” from The Times-Picayune), Polo Club Lounge and Le Salon. Windsor Court Hotel is the only hotel in New Orleans, and in all of Louisiana, to receive both the coveted Forbes (formerly Mobil) Four Stars and AAA Four Diamonds designations. In 2009, Travel and Leisure ranked the Windsor Court #13 in its annual listing of the “Top 50 Large City Hotels in US/Canada.” It was the only hotel in New Orleans to make the list. The hotel also earned a spot on Condé Nast Traveler’s coveted “Gold List” for 2009. Throughout its history, the Windsor Court has been the choice for discriminating travelers visiting New Orleans, from world leaders and royalty to professional athletes, business leaders and other celebrities.

About Audubon Nature Institute
The not-for-profit Audubon Nature Institute in New Orleans operates ten parks and museums dedicated to Celebrating the Wonders of Nature. For more information about Audubon Nature Institute, its public attractions, and conservation efforts, please visit www.AudubonInstitute.org.