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COOLinary New…

Aug 27 - 31, 2014
It is going to be a delicious summer!  Throughout the whole month of… more

Culture Collision

Aug 27 - 27, 2014
Join us for the FREE annual happy hour that kicks off the 2014-15 New Orleans… more

Evening in the Garden

Aug 27 - 27, 2014
Come out to Longue Vue to enjoy the newest benefit of membership! On select… more

Galatoire’s 33 Bar &…

Aug 27 - 27, 2014
Join us for  Grgich Hills Estate Wine Dinner at Galatoire's 33 Bar &… more

Le Petit Theatre…

Aug 27 - 29, 2014
Le Petit Theatre's new season gets off to a whirlwind start with "Nine… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Aug 27 - 27, 2014
Join us for  Slide Hellions featuring Jake Eckert, Papa Mali, and Brint… more

Mark of the Feminine

Aug 27 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

Pub Quiz at the…

Aug 27 - 27, 2014
Test your knowledge of an array of topics, including World War II, at the… more

Southern Decadence…

Aug 27 - Sep 1, 2014
Southern Decadence started forty one years ago as a simple going-away… more

The Victory Belles –…

Aug 27 - 27, 2014
Salute the USA with the Victory Belles' newest red, white and blue celebration!… more

The Victory Belles –…

Aug 27 - 27, 2014
Salute the USA with the Victory Belles' newest red, white and blue celebration!… more

The Victory Belles –…

Aug 27 - 27, 2014
Salute the USA with the Victory Belles' newest red, white and blue celebration!… more

Tropical Isle…

Aug 27 - 27, 2014
Join us at the Tropical Isle for a performance featuring Debi and the Deacons. more

Tropical Isle…

Aug 27 - 27, 2014
Join us at the Tropical Isle for a performance featuring Jezebels Chill'n. more

True Colors Exhibition

Aug 27 - 29, 2014
This exhibition aims to represent people of all sexualities, genders, races and… more

White Glove Wednesdays

Aug 27 - 27, 2014
It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack in World… more

Harrah’s New Orleans…

Aug 28 - 28, 2014
Harrah's New Orleans proudly celebrates the local sounds of the city by… more

Johnny Vidacovich,…

Aug 28 - 28, 2014
Join us for live entertainment featuring Johnny Vidacovich, George Porter Jr.… more

Johnny Vidacovich,…

Aug 28 - 28, 2014
Join us for live music featuring Johnny Vidacovich, George Porter Jr., and… more

Life Drawing at…

Aug 28 - 28, 2014
Practice your life drawing skills with a live model on the historic estate of… more

COOLinary New…

Aug 27 - 31, 2014
It is going to be a delicious summer!  Throughout the whole month of… more

New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) Launches National Photo Contest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contacts
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Jennifer Day/Jennifer Lotz
504/566-5019
jday@neworleanscvb.com
jlotz@neworleanscvb.com

Abhi Bhansali
504/897-0462
abhi@bondpublicrelations.com

New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) Launches National Photo Contest
“Let’s Do Shots! New Orleans Photo Contest” Kicks Off August 16

NEW ORLEANS – AUGUST 16, 2010 – Today, the New Orleans CVB is excited to launch the Let’s Do Shots! New Orleans Photo Contest. Amidst the continued impact of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, New Orleans remains a world-class travel destination and a city that lives within the hearts of people around the globe. The photo contest seeks to visually represent this by showing locals and visitors enjoying what makes New Orleans special – the cuisine, culture and quality of life.

Beginning August 16, via Facebook, users can upload photos of themselves and their families enjoying their favorite parts of New Orleans. Those who have never been to New Orleans are not left out, as users can also upload pictures of “what New Orleans means to them.” This includes photos of: cooking a New Orleans meal, wearing New Orleans Saints gear, or imitating an ideal trip to New Orleans.

Entries will be taken until September 3, when 10 finalists will be chosen internally and voted on by the public. On September 17, the New Orleans CVB will announce two Grand Prize winners – one local and one visitor. The winners will each receive a three-day/three-night New Orleans experience for two, packaged by Kuoni Destination Management.

How To Enter:

1. Become a Facebook Fan of Let’s Do Shots! New Orleans Photo Contest
2.
Read Over Contest Rules and Eligibility Guidelines
3. Post Your Pic, Win A Trip!

To find out more, CLICK HERE.

The New Orleans CVB is the driving catalyst for New Orleans’ largest industry – tourism – strategically leading national and international marketing, public relations and visitor services efforts that attract millions of visitors, events, conventions and festivals. Consistently recognized as one of the top five CVBs in the country, the New Orleans CVB is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2010. For more information, please visit www.neworleanscvb.com.