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Bounce TV Summer…

Aug 31 - 31, 2014
Get ready New Orleans as The Bounce: TV Our Way Summer Music Festival 2014… more

COOLinary New…

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

Kirk Franklin…

Aug 31 - 31, 2014
Celebrate Sunday morning with brunch featuring the explosive energy of live… more

Mark of the Feminine

Aug 31 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

Southern Decadence…

Aug 31 - Sep 1, 2014
Southern Decadence started forty one years ago as a simple going-away… more

Sunday Swing…

Aug 31 - 31, 2014
Kick up your heels at The National WWII Museum with Sunday Swing. Professional… more

The Historic Carver…

Aug 31 - 31, 2014
Come out this Labor Day weekend for a night of fun, laughther, and good old… more

Trinity Artist Series…

Aug 31 - 31, 2014
Soprano Joy Greene Meade and Bass Michael Meade, accompanied by Pianist Albinas… more

Tropical Isle…

Aug 31 - 31, 2014
Join us at the Tropical Isle for a performance featuring BC & Company more

Tropical Isle…

Aug 31 - 31, 2014
Join us at the Tropical Isle for a performance featuring Debi and the Deacons. more

Tropical Isle…

Aug 31 - 31, 2014
Join us at the Tropical Isle for a performance featuring Rhythm & Rain. more

Groovesect Labor Day…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Join us for the  Groovesect Labor Day Cookout! more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 1 - 8, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Preservation Jazz…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Live New Orleans Jazz nightly! more

Hidden Treasures:…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join Friends of the Cabildo as the Louisiana State Museum's impressive… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Join us for live entertainment featuring the Grammy Award winning ReBirth Brass… more

Standing in the…

Sep 2 - Nov 25, 2014
"Standing in the Shadows (No More)" is a series of narrative quilting… more

Bounce TV Summer…

Aug 31 - 31, 2014
Get ready New Orleans as The Bounce: TV Our Way Summer Music Festival 2014… more

New Orleans Wine and Food Experience Offers Hotel Packages

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Liz Goliwas Bodet
504-583-5550
egoliwas@bellsouth.net

New Orleans Wine and Food Experience Offers Hotel Packages
Rest Assured You'll Have A Good Time!

New Orleans, Louisiana - Several of New Orleans top hotels are now offering hotel packages to the 2012 New Orleans Wine & Food Experience (NOWFE). The five-day annual event often sells out many of its wine and food seminars and events, but with early planning oenophiles can get the best deals. Several hotels are offering one and two night packages for guests who book their trip now. "These hotel packages are a great opportunity to see New Orleans in a way that fits your style, your taste, and your budget," states Jamie Peckenpaugh, NOWFE Executive Director. Many hotel packages include accommodations for two, tickets to the Grand Tasting, and other special amenities.

Packages vary by hotel property and include:

New Orleans Marriott at the Convention Center
(Headquarter Hotel):
$269/night, plus taxes (no minimum night stay requirements)

  • Two tickets to the Grand Tasting (Friday or Saturday)

The Hotel Monteleone (Host Hotel):
$595/two-night double occupancy package, taxes included
  • Welcome cocktail in the historic Carousel Bar for two
  • Two tickets to the Royal Street Stroll
  • Two tickets to the Grand Tasting (Friday or Saturday)
$430/two-night single occupancy package, taxes included
  • Welcome cocktail in the historic Carousel Bar for one
  • One ticket to the Royal Street Stroll
• One ticket to the Grand Tasting (Friday or Saturday)

JW Marriott New Orleans:
$234/night, plus taxes (two-night minimum required)

  • Two tickets to the Grand Tasting (Friday or Saturday)
• Daily breakfast buffet for two in the hotel restaurant

Royal Sonesta Hotel:
$159/night, plus taxes (Sunday - Thursday); $229/night, plus taxes (Friday & Saturday); single or double occupancy; additional adult $40 (travel dates May 22 - 27, 2012)
• Welcome amenity of select wine and gourmet cheese tray

Hilton New Orleans Riverside:
$259/night, plus taxes

  • Two tickets to the Grand Tasting (Friday or Saturday)
• Discounted self-parking

Astor Crowne Plaza French Quarter:
$279/one-night double occupancy package, plus taxes (additional nights $149/night)
• Two tickets to the Grand Tasting (Friday or Saturday)

Hotel package reservations may be made at www.nowfe.com/travel/packages. Additional nights may be reserved based on availability, and prices are set at the discretion of the individual hotel. For more about the packages, individual NOWFE event tickets, and complete information about New Orleans Wine & Food Experience visit www.nowfe.com.