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Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport to sponsor Brides Against Breast Cancer Nationwide Tour

Contact:                                                                     For Immediate Release
Marc Becker
Area Director of Marketing
Marc.Becker@neworleanshotelcollection.com
(504) 527-0407

New Orleans - March 6, 2013 - The Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport, a hotel of the New Orleans Hotel Collection has proudly announced its sponsorship and support of the Nationwide Tour of Gowns for the "Brides Against Breast Cancer" charity wedding gown sale on Friday, April 5 and Saturday April 6, 2013.

The VIP Event at 6pm on Friday, April 5 features hundreds of new and gently used designer and couture gowns for viewing and sale, at prices from $75- $4000.  Veils, tiaras, bridesmaid's dresses and other bridal accessories are also on sale. Beverages, cocktail food and entertainment are included at this once in a lifetime event, held in the enormous Grand Ballroom of the Crowne Plaza Hotel at 2829 Williams Boulevard in Kenner. The VIP Event requires a tax deductible donation ticket of $20 per person for entry. 

On Saturday, April 6, from 10am - 5pm, a general admission viewing and sale will take place in the Grand Ballroom. Admission to this event is free, but tickets are required.  Tickets for both events are available online by clicking here (http://www.bridesabc.org/) or by calling 877-721-HOPE. Free parking is available for both events. Special overnight hotel room rates can be found online at http://www.neworleansairporthotel.com/.

"The opportunity to support such an important charity, and welcome brides-to-be to the area's most dramatic and expansive ballroom at the same time was paramount in our decision to host this exciting event"   said Bill Bacelieri, General Manager of the hotel. 

Proceeds from the gown sales are used to provide education, information and outreach to people impacted by cancer. The nationwide tour raises more than 1 million dollars annually to support cancer programs in local communities across the country. A portion of what is raised will be spent on Louisiana cancer awareness and education programs.

About the Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport
The Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport Hotel is part of the prestigious New Orleans Hotel Collection. On Kenner's most desirable corner at Williams and Veterans, the recently rebuilt upscale hotel features a sleek and modern lobby, a friendly restaurant and lounge, and a dramatic ballroom - the largest in the region. The hotel's ideal location is just a short, free shuttle ride from New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and Esplanade Mall, the area's premier shopping location. The Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport is locally owned and operated and provides dedicated catering services for events. For more information, visit http://www.neworleansairporthotel.com/.

About the New Orleans Hotel Collection
The New Orleans Hotel Collection is a group of seven splendid hotels in the New Orleans metropolitan region owned by local investors. Comprised of the Bourbon Orleans, Dauphine Orleans, Hotel Mazarin, Wyndham Riverfront, Audubon Cottages, Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport and Hotel Le Marais, these are boutique and upscale meeting hotels in prime locations throughout the city. For more information, visit http://www.neworleanshotelcollection.com/.