NEW ORLEANS October 10, 2013 - The Bourbon Orleans Hotel's general manager, Mark Wilson announced the publication of a new book about the hotel this week. The book by author and artist Laura Kuhn is entitled: Kings and Pawns: The Bloodlines of Bourbon-Orleans, and traces 200 years of anthropological changes at one address: 717 Orleans Avenue in New Orleans
The Bourbon Orleans Hotel is a landmark of Creole heritage perched at the crossroads of the city's history. Vice and virtue struggled heroically against political and social standards of the early 19th century here. The Bourbon Orleans Hotel is an iconic reflection of this period and the city in general.
On Friday October 18, 2013, from 5-7pm, New Orleans Hotel Collection and the Bourbon Orleans Hotel management invite you to celebrate the publication of Kings and Pawns. Author Laura Kuhn will be on hand to answer questions and sign books for guests, and the hotel will provide light fare in the lobby, and a special cocktail hour in the newly remodeled Bourbon O! Bar. Reservations are not required.
Kings and Pawns in its first edition, is available exclusively at the Bourbon Orleans Hotel, 1717 Orleans Avenue. Visit http://www.kings-pawns.com/ for detailed information.
Valet parking is available at the Bourbon Orleans Hotel, 717 Orleans Street.
About the Bourbon Orleans Hotel
The Bourbon New Orleans Hotel is part of the prestigious New Orleans Hotel Collection. Located on one of the most coveted corners in the heart of the French Quarter, the Bourbon Orleans Hotel features a rich history and opulent French styling reminiscent of the early 1800s. The hotel's ideal New Orleans location is just steps away from the famed St. Louis Cathedral, upscale shopping on Royal Street, local artists and performers of Jackson Square, and many restaurants, galleries and nightlife in between. The Bourbon Orleans Hotel is locally owned and committed to preserving the history and character of the hotel for generations.
For more information, visit the hotel's website: http://www.bourbonorleans.com/.
About the New Orleans Hotel Collection
The New Orleans Hotel Collection is a group of seven fine hotels in the New Orleans metropolitan region owned by local investors. Comprised of the Bourbon Orleans, Dauphine Orleans, the new Hotel Mazarin, Wyndham Riverfront, Audubon Cottages, Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport and the trendy Hotel Le Marais, these are boutique and small upscale meeting hotels in prime locations throughout the city. For more information, visit the website: http://www.neworleanshotelcollection.com/