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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

Funk Monkey featuring…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us for Funk Monkey featuring members of Bonerama. more

Grammy Award-winning…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Lunchbox Lecture -…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
History remembers the American, British and Polish Paratroopers who jumped into… more

Mark of the Feminine

Sep 3 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

The Royal Sonesta's…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
The Royal Sonesta New Orleans presents the September Round Table Luncheon… more

We Live to Eat Kick…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
For the first time, this event is open-to-the-public and attendees will be able… more

White Glove Wednesdays

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack in World… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

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

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

Sep 4 - Oct 30, 2014
Jazz in the Park returns for nine straight weeks this fall,  with a… more

Special Presentation…

Sep 4 - 4, 2014
Join us for a  Special Presentation - "Challenging Internment"… more

The Trio featuring…

Sep 4 - 4, 2014
Join us for The Trio featuring Johnny Vidacovich, Roland Guerin, John Gros. more

17th Annual Save Our…

Sep 5 - 6, 2014
Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation is gearing up for its 17th Annual Save Our… more

Hidden Treasures:…

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

Port, Carnival to celebrate refurbished Conquest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Matthew Gresham
Office: (504) 528-3255
Cell: (504) 723-6206

Port, Carnival to celebrate refurbished Conquest

Statewide economic impact from cruise industry to be released

NEW ORLEANS- Carnival Cruise Lines and the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans will celebrate the return of the Carnival Conquest Sunday with a reception and charitable donation to the United Way of Southeast Louisiana on board the ship, which is fresh from a multi-million-dollar makeover. The refurbishment added a variety of exciting new features including an EA Sports Bar, Guy's Burger Joint (developed in partnership with Food Network star Guy Fieri, Punchliner Comedy Club presented by George Lopez, Red Frog Rum Bar and more.

Port officials will also announce record statewide economic impacts resulting from cruise industry spending in New Orleans.

What: Reception and presentation on board the Carnival Conquest to celebrate the ship's return from dry dock following a multi-million-dollar refurbishment.

When: Sunday, October 28. Check-in 10:30 a.m. Reception 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Where: Erato Street Cruise Terminal, 1100 Port of New Orleans Place, New Orleans LA, 70130

Special Note: A valid, government-issued photo I.D. is required for boarding. Please RSVP to Joyce Oliva at JOliva@carnival.com, or 1-800-438-6744, ext. 16000.

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